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Will resolve Rohingya issue with Myanmar peacefully despite 'provocations': Bangladesh

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Violence erupted in Myanmar's Rakhine state on August 25 when the country's security forces launched an operation against the Rohingya Muslim community.

In a statement released on its Twitter account, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa) said its unilateral truce would end at midnight on Oct 9.

Observers believe that as many as 100,000 more people may be waiting to cross to the southeast Bangladeshi port of Cox's Bazar from Myanmar's Rakhine state, the International Organisation for Migration said, citing staff members monitoring the Bangladesh-Myanmar border.

"If at any stage the Burmese government is inclined to peace, then Arsa will welcome that inclination and reciprocate".

When the ARSA announced its one-month ceasefire from September 10, a government spokesman said: "We have no policy to negotiate with terrorists".

The United Nations says it is bracing for a possible further exodus of Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh.

The first official talks between the countries since the latest exodus, which the United Nations dubs as the "world's fastest-developing refugee crisis", was held on Oct 2 when Myanmar's Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor Kyaw Tint Swe came to Dhaka.

An estimated 2,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees are arriving in Bangladesh daily, joining over half a million others who have made the journey.

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More than 500 000 Rohingya people have crossed Myanmar's border into Bangladesh, making this the world's fastest-developing refugee emergency.

The Rohingya muslims are one of the minorities of Burma, a majority buddhist.

"They pretended like they wanted a war", she said.

But this is disputed by Rohingya refugees, who say the military and Rakhine Buddhists are setting their villages alight to drive them out after attacks by Rohingya Muslim militants on police posts.

As agreed earlier, Bangladeshi Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan will visit Myanmar anytime this month to discuss about the proposed repatriation of the Rohingya.

The UN resident coordinator in capital Dhaka, Robert Watkins, said Bangladesh should look for new sites for the upcoming refugee camps instead of expanding the existing one.

"There are stronger possibilities, if there are any infectious diseases that spread, that will spread very quickly", he added, also highlighting fire risks.

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