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Statement by the HP/VP Borrell and Comm. Lenarčič on the situation of the Rohingya people in the waters of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea

1 May 2020

The High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell and Commissioner Janez Lenarčič issued a statement on 1 May on the situation of the Rohingya people in the waters of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. The statement urged the governments in the region to conduct a search and rescue mission to safely embark the 400 persons adrift at sea and Myanmar to implement a implement an unconditional ceasefire in the conflict at root of the problem. Read the full press release here.