World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday received Mohammed Yunus, representative of Arakan Muslims, in the Turkish capital, Ankara.
The meeting at Davutoglu's residence was held closed to news media.
Head of Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs Mehmet Gormez accompanied Yunus during the meeting.
Turkish diplomatic sources have said Yunus had asked for Turkey's support in dealing with the humanitarian crisis which forced many Rohingya Muslims to flee oppression into Bangladesh.
Sources also cited Yunus as asking for support to mobilize international community to step up and send aid to the displaced Rohingya Muslims.
Sources cited Davutoglu as telling Yunus that Turkey would continue to monitor developments closely and that he was set to send a letter to his counterpart in Myanmar.