Myanmar State finally allow food aid to Rohingya

The authorities of Myanmar, the United Nations finally given permission to offer food aid in Rakhine province.

That has spokeswoman Bettina Lüscher of the World Food Programme announced Friday.

The Organization was almost two months not welcome in the area, where many Rohingya live. Hundreds of thousands of members of this Muslim minority fled the violence of the army of the predominantly Buddhist Myanmar.

"WFP has been given the green light to the food distribution in the northern part of Rakhine to resume. We are working with the Government to the nitty-gritty, "Lail said in Geneva. A timetable for delivery of rations, she could not give. That is still required.

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