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Sri Lanka inaugurates secretariat for trilateral national security with India, Maldives

China.dot.org 02 Mar 2021
COLOMBO, March 2 (Xinhua) -- A Secretariat for Trilateral National Security Advisers (NSA) on Maritime Security Cooperation between India, the Maldives and Sri Lanka has been inaugurated at the Sri Lanka Navy headquarters in the capital Colombo, local media reported on Tuesday.
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PM says $82 bn being invested in ports, invites global firms to be part of India's growth trajectory

Yahoo Daily News 02 Mar 2021
As many as 400 projects with investment potential to the tune of USD 31 billion are ready for investors, who can be a part of India's growth trajectory, Modi said inaugurating the Maritime India Summit ... 'Through this Maritime India summit, I want to invite the world to come to India and be a part of our growth trajectory.
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Bangladesh's Foreign Minister A. K. Abdul Momen speaks during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Friday, July 5, 2019.
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Bangladesh under ‘no obligation’ to accept Rohingya refugees: minister

Dawn 28 Feb 2021
But Momen said that Bangladesh expects India, the closest country, or Myanmar, the Rohingyas’ country of origin, to accept them ... They were found 1,700 km (1,100 miles) away from the Bangladesh maritime territory and therefore, we have no obligation to take them,” said Momen, who is in the United States.
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Bangladesh refuses to take back Rohingya refugees, shifts responsibility to India

The Times of India 28 Feb 2021
India wants Bangladesh to take them back. Bangladesh is passing on the buck to India ... The Indian government issued a note to Bangladesh, but there is no reply yet from Dhaka ... However, Bangladesh foreign minister, A ... They were found 1,700 km (1,100 miles) away from the Bangladesh maritime territory and therefore, we have no obligation to take them.”.
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Exclusive: Bangladesh under 'no obligation' to accept stranded Rohingya refugees, says minister

Yahoo Daily News 28 Feb 2021
But Momen told Reuters late on Friday that Bangladesh expects India, the closest country, or Myanmar, the Rohingyas' country of origin, to accept them ... They were found 1,700 km (1,100 miles) away from the Bangladesh maritime territory and therefore, we have no obligation to take them," said Momen, who is in the United States.
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No obligation for Bangladesh to take in 81 Rohingyas stranded at sea: Minister

Straits Times 27 Feb 2021
India's coast guard found the survivors and eight dead crammed on a fishing boat and was trying to arrange for Bangladesh to take them, Indian officials said on Friday ... They were found 1,700km away from the Bangladesh maritime territory and therefore we have no obligation to take them," said Mr Momen, who is in the United States.
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Bangladesh under ‘no obligation’ to take stranded Rohingya: FM

Al Jazeera 27 Feb 2021
India’s coastguard found the survivors and eight dead crammed on a fishing boat and was trying to arrange for Bangladesh to take them, Indian officials said on Friday ... They were found 1,700km (1,100 miles) away from the Bangladesh maritime territory and therefore, we have no obligation to take them,” said Momen, who is in the United States.
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Under 'no obligation' to accept stranded Rohingya refugees: Bangladesh minister

Straits Times 27 Feb 2021
India's coast guard found the survivors and eight dead crammed on a fishing boat and were trying to arrange for Bangladesh to take them, Indian officials said on Friday (Feb 26) ... They were found 1,700 km away from the Bangladesh maritime territory and therefore, we have no obligation to take them," said Momen, who is in the United States.
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Bangladesh under 'no obligation' to accept stranded Rohingya refugee, says minister

Gulf Daily News 27 Feb 2021
India's coast guard found the survivors and eight dead crammed on a fishing boat and were trying to arrange for Bangladesh to take them, Indian officials said on Friday ... They were found 1,700 km (1,100 miles) away from the Bangladesh maritime territory and therefore, we have no obligation to take them," said Momen, who is in the United States.
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Bangladesh under 'no obligation' to accept stranded Rohingya refugees: MinisterIndia's coast guard found the survivors ...

Deccan Herald 27 Feb 2021
India's coast guard found the survivors and eight dead crammed on a fishing boat and were trying to arrange for Bangladesh to take them, Indian officials said on Friday ... They were found 1,700 km (1,100 miles) away from the Bangladesh maritime territory and therefore, we have no obligation to take them," said Momen, who is in the United States.
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Bangladesh under no obligation to accept Rohingya refugees stranded at sea, minister says

The Independent 27 Feb 2021
Bangladesh is under “no obligation” to provide shelter for dozens of Rohingya Muslim refugees adrift for almost two weeks on the Andaman Sea, the country’s foreign minister has said ... “They were found 1,700km away from the Bangladesh maritime territory and therefore, we have no obligation to take them.”.
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Under no obligation to accept Rohingya refugees, says Bangladesh minister

Hindustan Times 27 Feb 2021
Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said Bangladesh is under "no obligation" to shelter 81 Rohingya refugees adrift for almost two weeks on the Andaman Sea ... They were found 1,700 km (1,100 miles) away from the Bangladesh maritime territory and therefore, we have no obligation to take them," said Momen, who is in the United States.
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Bangladesh under 'no obligation' to accept stranded Rohingya refugees: Minister

Hindustan Times 27 Feb 2021
The refugees have been drifting in international waters after leaving southern Bangladesh on February 11 in the hope of reaching Malaysia ... They were found 1,700 km (1,100 miles) away from the Bangladesh maritime territory and therefore, we have no obligation to take them," said Momen, who is in the United States.
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