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The sun rises as thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar a day before wait by the road where they spent the night between refugee camps near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Oct. 1.   © Reuters

Myanmar minister: Rohingya repatriation can begin in November

Return could take 10 years to complete due to complex verification process

YUICHI NITTA and THUREIN HLA HTWAY, Nikkei staff writers | Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos

NAYPYITAW -- Myanmar plans to begin letting Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled to neighboring Bangladesh during a military crackdown back into the country as early as next month, but at a glacial pace that would not complete the process for nearly a decade.

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