Rohingya fled to Bangladesh on Monday

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"While the Myanmar military has engaged in a campaign of violence, there is mounting evidence that Rohingya women, men, and children are now also fleeing the very real threat of starvation".

Bishop Vasquez also expressed frustration with Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's leader, for not being "publicly very vocal about the plight of these Muslims from Rakhine state".

The text, which will be discussed further by envoys from the 28 European Union states on Tuesday and may be modified, said the European Union may consider further measures depending on developments in Myanmar but would "respond accordingly to positive developments".

Briefing media, Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said Hasina told Lord Ahmad that the United Kingdom should continue pressing Myanmar government.

US lawmakers condemned the Myanmar government and called for sanctions to be imposed on Myanmar and called for "full access" by journalists and aid workers to Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state.

"We are deeply saddened by the events unfolding in Myanmar and Bangladesh".

Others said they left in fear ahead of anticipated violence. "But we did not find him there and his parents don't know where he has gone", he said, adding they were investigating the case. It too has kept an arms embargo in place. "The risk of cholera is clear and present, and the need for decisive action apparent", said N. Paranietharan, WHO Representative to Bangladesh.

The White House declined to comment on internal deliberations on the Rohingya crisis. Myanmar rejects accusations of ethnic cleansing.

He, however, maintains that Dhaka wants the worldwide community to continue exerting pressure on Myanmar to impel it to repatriate the "forcibly displaced Rohingya nationals". Furthermore, the dangers of food insecurity have exacerbated by military operations, the burning of villages, and the blocking of humanitarian aid.

The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) claims to be fighting on behalf of the million Rohingya living in virtual detention in, with few if any rights according to Myanmar's government.

The Rohingya issue is not Myanmar's internal affairs anymore, but a regional one, he said. "Not just us", he said.

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