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Momen, Jaishankar talk on the G20 sideline

Published : 03 Mar 2023 10:14 PM | Updated : 04 Mar 2023 01:45 PM

Foreign Minister Dr. A K. Abdul Momen on Friday met his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar in New Delhi on the sidelines of the G20 foreign ministers meet.

He congratulated Jaishankar on the successful completion of the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, the foreign ministry said.

India is the present President of G20. Bangladesh has been invited as a guest country.

During the meeting, both the Ministers expressed satisfaction at the existing bilateral relations between the two countries and discussed various issues of bilateral interest.

Dr. Momen also held bilateral meetings with the Foreign Ministers of Brazil, Mexico, Slovenia and Sweden. 

During the meetings, they discussed the issues of mutual interest in order to deepening bilateral cooperation. 

They also exchanged views on the ongoing geopolitical issues and enhancing multilateral cooperation, including in the UN.  The Foreign Minister of Mexico told that Mexico would open their Diplomatic Mission in Dhaka soon.

 Bangladesh Foreign Minister briefed his counterparts about Bangladesh’s remarkable achievements in the socio-economic sphere under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. 

He sought active support from those countries in addressing the Rohingya crisis, including through their early repatriation from Bangladesh to Myanmar. 

 The foreign minister is scheduled to leave Delhi on Friday evening.

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