India-Bangladesh Relation: Regarding how Bangladesh is maintaining the balance of relations with India-China, Sheikh Hasina said, “Our foreign policy is very clear – friendship with all, enmity with none.”
Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina.
Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina termed India as a trusted friend. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is coming to India tomorrow, Monday. Earlier, in an interview given to news agency ANI, Sheikh Hasina said, “India is our neighbour. We have a very good relationship. There were some problems, but we have solved many of them.” The prime minister also spoke about the relations between India and China. He said, as neighboring countries, India and China should not fight among themselves.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said in an interview given to news agency ANI, “When you stay together, problems will come.” You can leave the problem as it is or solve it. We also have issues (India-Bangladesh), but we are expected to continue to discuss among ourselves. For the development of our country, cooperation is desirable from countries with which our policies are similar.”
Both India and China are neighboring countries of Bangladesh. When the Prime Minister of Bangladesh was asked about the cold war that has been going on between these two countries for the past few years, he said, “India is our neighboring country. We have a very good relationship. We have solved as many problems as we have. I think India and China should not fight among themselves. If there is a problem between neighboring countries, it should be resolved through bilateral talks. That is the most important thing.”
Regarding how Bangladesh is maintaining the balance of relations with India and China, Sheikh Hasina said, “Our foreign policy is very clear – friendship with all, enmity with none. If there is a problem, it is between China and India. I don’t want to get in the middle of it. I want the development of my country.”
Regarding the friendship between India and Bangladesh, Hasina said, “India and Bangladesh are very close neighbors and I have always given special importance to maintaining friendship with neighboring countries. I think this friendship is between the people of our two countries.”