Saudi UN envoy chairs meeting for OIC members about Rohingya crisis

The contact group of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on the Rohingya is led by Saudi Arabia. (Twitter/@OIC_OCI)
The contact group of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on the Rohingya is led by Saudi Arabia. (Twitter/@OIC_OCI)
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Updated 28 April 2021

Saudi UN envoy chairs meeting for OIC members about Rohingya crisis

Saudi UN envoy chairs meeting for OIC members about Rohingya crisis
  • Delegates discussed the humanitarian situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • They also discussed political developments in Myanmar

LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, and the UN’s special envoy for Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener, chaired a virtual meeting about the Rohingya crisis on Tuesday.
Representatives of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Contact Group on the Rohingya Muslim Minority were briefed on the latest developments in the humanitarian situation, and discussed how best it might be addressed, taking into account the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. 
The delegates also talked about the latest political developments in Myanmar.