Rohingya refugees holing placards, await the arrival of a U.N. Security Council team at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Sunday, April 29, 2018. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
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A U.N. Security Council team visiting Bangladesh promised Sunday to work hard to resolve a crisis involving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to the country to escape military-led violence in Myanmar.The refugees are seeking U.N. protection to return home.Karen Pierce, the UK's ambassador to the United Nations, said the Security Council would continue to work on enabling the refugees to return to Myanmar.Rohingya are denied citizenship in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where they've faced persecution for decades. They're derided as "Bengalis," and many in Myanmar believe they are illegal migrants from Bangladesh.
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