Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the war in Ukraine has diverted the world’s attention from the Rohingya crisis, which has made the Rohingya situation more difficult. The prime minister said this to Al-Jazeera, a Qatar-based media outlet, on Wednesday. On the sidelines of the Fifth United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries (LDC-5) in Doha, Qatar, the Prime Minister spoke to Al-Jazeera about several issues, including the situation in the Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar and the future of the Rohingya living there. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Qatar on March 4 to attend the conference. He returned to Dhaka this afternoon. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told Al-Jazeera, “The war (in Ukraine) has made the Rohingya situation more difficult. The whole focus (sight) is now on the war and the refugees from Ukraine. He said that although Dhaka is in talks to resolve the Rohingya issue, Myanmar is not positive about taking back its citizens. Al-Jazeera journalist Nick Clark interviewed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. A short part of the interview has already been aired and the full part will be aired on Al-Jazeera on March 11 (Saturday at 10:30 am Bangladesh time). Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh has given shelter to Rohingya victims of persecution, murder, and rape in Myanmar for humanitarian reasons. In response to a question about the recent fire in the Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar and the improvement of the situation, the Prime Minister said, “When the persecution of the Rohingya started in Myanmar, the Rohingya were tortured, killed, and raped, we felt sorry for them. Then we opened the border, we let them come. Apart from this, we provide shelter and treatment for all of them considering the humanitarian aspects. He further said, “Besides, we also started talking with Myanmar. We tell them, take them (Rohingya) back. Unfortunately, they are not responding positively. The Rohingyas should go back to their own country. The Prime Minister said, “The international community is putting pressure on Myanmar.” But it is very difficult. We have arranged separate accommodations for them. Bhasan Char is a good place, a good place to live…we have provided good accommodation and excellent facilities for children there.” not good They (Rohingyas) are fighting each other. They are involved in various types of crimes including drugs, weapons, and human trafficking. They conflict with each other.