2017-09-11 10:00:00

Erdogan urges Islamic countries to show determination in resolving Myanmar conflict

Astana, September 11, Interfax - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoagn has called for Islamic countries' joint efforts to resolve the Myanmar conflict.

"In Myanmar, our Muslim brothers are being subjected to very harsh treatment. They are forced to leave their homes. Every effort must be made to prevent this unfair treatment of them," Erdogan said at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's Summit on Science and Technology in the Kazakh capital Astana on Sunday.

"All Islamic countries ought to make effort, to show determination," Erdogan said.

"We wish to work together with the Myanmar government in order to stop this war. The Muslims seeking asylum in Bangladesh also need help. We informed Bangladeshi authorities that we want to help in this regard in order to prevent violence," Erdogan added.