Myanmar allows Turkey to deliver aid to Rohingya Muslims: spokesman.

ANKARA: Myanmar has allowed Turkey to deliver humanitarian aid to Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State, Turkish Presidential spokesman stated Tuesday.

In a written observation, Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin stated Myanmar executive has authorised the get right of entry to of body of workers from the Turkish Coordination and Cooperation Agency (TIKA) to the area and distribute 1,000 lots of aid within the first segment.

The permission comes hours after a phone name between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi.

The spokesman stated the aid programs, together with rice, dried fish andclothes, shall be despatched to the area by army helicopters ranging from Wednesday.

Turkey will even deliver clinical provides to the ones in want, he added. The aid is deliberate to be delivered to the Maungtaw and Buthi Taung areas of Myanmar with the coordination of the Rakhine State executive.

Turkey will even distribute humanitarian aid to the Rohingyas in camps in Bangladesh.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and TIKA leader Serdar Cam would discuss with Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh, the place hundreds of Rohingya folks have taken safe haven within the ultimate 10 days.

Kalin stated Turkey plans to to begin with distribute aid to 100,000 familiesin coordination with the governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar.

TIKA is the primary overseas aid company to get permission from Myanmar executive to input the area because the violence started on Aug.
25, he famous.

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