A general view of the eighth edition of International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) at Sharjah Expo Centre.
The developments made clear that one of President Donald Trump's rationales for withdrawing troops from Syria was not going to come to pass any time soon. "It's time to bring our soldiers back home," he said Wednesday. But they are not coming home.
Dhaka has long wanted to move 100,000 refugees to the muddy silt islet, saying it would take pressure off the overcrowded border camps where almost a million Rohingya live.
Johnson had previously said he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than ask for any extension to the Oct. 31 deadline.