Dhaka, June 12 -- Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen is briefing diplomats stationed in Dhaka on current issues with special focus on the Rohingya crisis.

The briefing started shortly after 10am on Tuesday at State Guest House Padma.

Bangladesh is now hosting over 1.2 million Rohingyas. Most of them came here after the Myanmar military launched a brutal offensive in the pretext of a 'clearance operation' on August 25, 2017.

Refugees and rights groups have accused the military and its local collaborators of crimes, including murder, rape, torture, loot, arson. Myanmar denies the charges.

UN's top human rights official described Myanmar's crackdown and treatment of Rohingyas as a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing".

Although Dhaka a...