India refuses to join declaration against Myanmar at international meet


NUSA DUA, INDONESIA: In a clear show of solidarity with Myanmar, India has refused to be a part of a declaration adopted at an international conference saying it carried “inappropriate” reference to violence in Rakhine state from where 125,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh. According to a Times of India report, an Indian parliamentary delegation dissociated itself from the ‘Bali Declaration’ at the ‘World Parliamentary Forum on Sustainable Development’ held in Indonesia. “This was in view of the fact that the declaration, which was to be adopted at the conclusion of the forum, was…

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