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UN chief calls on Myanmar to ensure 'safe' Rohingya repatriation

Guterres -- and Indonesia's Jokowi -- increase pressure on Suu Kyi

Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi attends a meeting in Bangkok on Nov. 3, on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit.    © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Myanmar is facing fresh pressure from the international community to resolve the plight of Rohingya refugees who fled the country.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday said he is "deeply concerned" about the refugees' situation. He was speaking at a summit with leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, including Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi.

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