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Narendra Modi Meets Suu Kyi, Discusses India-Myanmar Relations

07 September 2017

But Modi's choice of empathy for Suu Kyi today and his silence on the unfolding humanitarian crisis stand out even against that track record because of the urgency with which his government had announced plans to deport Rohingya refugees ahead of his visit. He added that it is important for both the nations to work together as they both share similar security concerns. India estimates almost 40,000 Rohingya Muslims have already made India their home over the last five years and has announced plans to deport the illegal immigrants back to Myanmar.

After the talks, 11 agreements were signed between the two sides in areas like maritime security, strengthening democratic institutions in Myanmar, health and IT.

"We have a very large development cooperation footprint in this country which is 1.75 billion dollars, number of projects are being done under that and we will review all those projects, may have been completed others on the way for completion", Misri told ANI.

Misri further said all issues related to the bilateral relationship would be discussed during the Prime Minister Modi's visit.

# We have not shied away from taking decisions that are tough.

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■ Would like to thank India for taking a strong stand on the terror threat that Myanmar faced recently: State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

Suu Kyi has visited China twice since she took office and has publicly spoken of her camaraderie with Chinese President Xi Jinping, whose government has lavished loans and investments on Myanmar.

She said "that kind of fake information which was inflicted on the Deputy Prime Minister was simply the tip of a huge iceberg of misinformation calculated to create a lot of problems between different communities and with the aim of promoting the interest of the terrorists", according to a social media statement.

The heads of the Senate and National Assembly standing committees for human rights have demanded that the PM rescind a presidential medal given to Aung San Suu Kyi - the head of Myanmar's ruling party and the de facto leader of the country - due to her failure to control or even condemn the genocide in her country. "'Act East" and "Neighbourhood First' Policy".

Narendra Modi Meets Suu Kyi, Discusses India-Myanmar Relations