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Myanmar to vet Rohingya migrants here

Nay Pyi Taw says some came from Bangladesh

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BALI, INDONESIA : The Myanmar government will next week begin a screening process to determine where about 2,000 Rohingya migrants now being sheltered in Thailand came from, Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul says. 

Mr Surapong said his Myanmar counterpart Wanna Muang Lwin had informed him that Nay Pyi Taw had set up a working group, led by Myanmar ambassador to Thailand Myo Tint, to begin examining the origins of the Rohingya next week.

The ministers met for bilateral talks on the sidelines of the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (Fealac) in Indonesia yesterday.

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