Thursday, December 14, 2017

Sweden re-thinks aid to Myanmar, former PM urges Norway to give more

Sweden puts plans for state aid to Myanmar on hold after hundreds of thousands of Rohyingya have fled from Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh over the past two months. Sweden was a top donor at the recent UN Rohingya appeal.

The level of Norwegian support for the Rohingya refugees has so far been more limited. Former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik urges Norway to give more humanitarian aid.

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