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India's government said Monday that it has evidence there are extremists who pose a threat to the country's security among the Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar and settled in many Indian cities.

Simon Henshaw, the top USA diplomat for refugee and migration issues, said there was much more Myanmar's government must do to secure the area and protect the people.

Rights monitors and fleeing Rohingya say the army and Rakhine Buddhist vigilantes have mounted a campaign aimed at driving out the Muslim population and torching their villages.

The Swedish premier, for his part, described the Myanmar as a "tragedy" and said Sweden will do whatever it can to help in this regard.

"It is with this understanding that we have recently agreed with Myanmar to provide financial and technical assistance for identified projects to be undertaken in Rakhine state in conjunction with the local authorities".

"Some of the Rohingyas with militant background are also found to be very active in Jammu, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mewat and have been identified as having a very serious and potential threat to the national security of India", he said in a written statement to the court. "Now they (Rohingyas) are in danger and we definitely need to give them shelter".

According to the United Nations, more than 400,000 refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since 25 August, which is more than a third of the total Rohingya population of 1.1 million living in Rakhine.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared New Delhi's concerns over the situation in Rakhine during a meeting with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi when he visited Nay Pyi Taw earlier this month.

The UN's human rights chief last week deplored Indian government's move to deport Rohingya refugees.

"I've been doing this work for 30 years", Schwartz said by phone as he flew back from Bangladesh. Aid organisations and refugees have claimed the military attacked Rohingyas, committed sexual violence against them and burned down their homes.

Indonesian president Joko Widido passed a presidential decree on December 31, 2016, which outlines procedures on how to treat a refugee in the country, a first attempt to arrive at a consolidated legal policy that differentiates refugees from illegal immigrants.

In a video message recorded at the UN, Mr Johnson said: "The world is united in anguish at what is happening to the Rohingya and, obviously, strong denunciations of the Burmese military for their role".

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