India, Bangladesh to jointly counter any threat posed by Myanmar conflict: Foreign minister

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Bangladesh and India have agreed to work together tackle the regional security threat stemming from the ongoing conflict in Myanmar, Foreign Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud announced on Monday.

The announcement came during a media briefing at his ministry in Dhaka, following Mahmud’s official visit to India.

In discussions with Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar, Mahmud broached the persistent issue of border killings, a concern both sides agreed needs urgent resolution.

As a measure to mitigate these incidents, the introduction of non-lethal weapons along the border was agreed upon, Mahmud disclosed, noting that discussions to operationalise this initiative are in progress.

 

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