Turkey's first lady Emine Erdoğan will visit Bangladesh on September 6 amid the ongoing tragedy of tens of thousands Rohingya Muslims forced to flee the violence in Myanmar, Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Çavuşoğlu has said.
India and Myanmar today agreed that terrorism remains one of the most significant threats to peace and stability in the region and the fight against the menace should also include strong measures against countries and entities who finance and provide sanctuary to terrorists. India estimates almost 40,000 Rohingya Muslims have already made India their home over the last five years and has announced plans to deport the illegal immigrants back to Myanmar.
N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability
Responding to a question, Mattis said North Korea could do something like that (nuclear test) on relatively short notice. In a rare move, South Korea's military released footage of its own missile tests that were conducted last week.
"India's democratic experience is relevant to Myanmar".
In the statement, he said India shares Myanmar's concerns over "extremist violence" in the Rakhine state, especially the loss of innocent lives. The Prime Minister had in the meantime visited every other neighbour - except the politically unstable Maldives - for bilateral meetings.
■ We want all stake holders to work towards preserving Myanmar's unity and territorial integrity: PM after talks with Aung San Suu Kyi.
North Korea Defies Trump, Carries Out its Most Powerful Nuclear Test Yet
Analysts are divided on whether Sunday's test could lead to more North Korean provocations, or become an opening for dialogue. State media declared the test a complete success and said no radiation had leaked into the atmosphere.
India too has invested heavily in connectivity projects through Myanmar - such as the Kaladan multi-modal project that involves developing a port, an inland waterways terminal and a road.
On Wednesday, Modi tried to demonstrate his thoughtfulness to Suu Kyi, gifting the Myanmar leader a copy of a research proposal she had submitted to the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies in Shimla in 1986, when she was a student.
- The two countries also signed agreement to cooperate in "Medical Products Regulation" and in the field of health and medicine.
North Korea declares H-bomb test 'a flawless success'
North Korea says it has successfully conducted test of hydrogen bomb meant for an intercontinental ballistic missile. The US has about 28,000 troops stationed in South Korea and is obliged by treaty to defend it in the event of war.
"We have a long border with Myanmar (1643-kilometer-long) where we have security concerns, there are certain insurgents groups from India that find shelters across this border", Misri told ANI in an exclusive interview. He had visited the country in 2014 to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)-India summit.