Posts Tagged ‘Anifah Aman’

Malaysia Urges Burma to Stem Anti-Muslim Violence

July 1, 2013

Malaysia Urges Burma to Stem Anti-Muslim Violence  By

An ethnic Rohingya from Burma and living in Malaysia holds a placard during a rally calling for a stop to the killings and violence toward the Muslim Rohingyas in Burma, near the Burma embassy in Kuala Lumpur on June 15, 2012. (Photo: Reuters)

Malaysia urged Burma on Sunday to take stronger action to prevent persecution of Muslims and bring the perpetrators to justice, the latest sign that the inter-communal violence is straining ties in Southeast Asia.

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Malaysia Wants Myanmar To Address Violence Immediately

June 30, 2013

Malaysia Wants Myanmar To Address Violence Immediately

KUALA LUMPUR, June 30 (Bernama) — Malaysia has urged the Myanmar government to take immediate action to address the ongoing inter-communal violence in the country.

This was voiced by Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman in a bilateral meeting with Myanmar‘s Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin on the sideline of the 46th Asean Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM) in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei which commenced yesterday.

A statement from the Asean-Malaysia National Secretariat, Foreign Affairs Ministry here said Anifah conveyed Malaysia’s concerned on the ongoing violence, saying it had also affected neighbouring countries, including Malaysia.

He also urged the Myanmar government to take necessary measures to bring the perpetrators of violence to justice in a fair and transparent manner.

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