ANKARA

The European Commission released on Wednesday €31 million ($34.5 million) in humanitarian aid to address the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmar.

“We are committed to supporting both refugees and host communities in Cox’s Bazar, as well as to the vulnerable Rohingya in Myanmar,” said Janez Lenarcic, EU commissioner for crisis management.

The aid, he added, will ensure that those most in need continue to receive life-saving assistance, while being protected from the effects of flood and other hazards.

Lenarcic said in a statement that it was important to maintain the support and not forget the people who “remain

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