Many countries around the world are now recognizing the newest nation; following their
example Bangladesh joins the party. On Wednesday foreign ministry said Bangladesh recognizes
This independence came after bloody civil war which ended by signing a comprehensive peace
agreement in 2005. In line with the agreement people of South Sudan participated in a
referendum where they voted for independence.
Bangladesh became an independent nation after another bloody war in 1971 but in that case
that new Bangladesh had to struggle for recognitions of various countries around the world.
Many countries refused to recognize Bangladesh.
On the other hand Israel offered diplomatic relation but Bangladesh govt. refused. Still
Bangladesh is refusing to recognize, in protest of Israeli violence against Palestinians and
occupation of Palestinian land.
There is another strange situation in Kosovo. Western world are asking Bangladesh to
recognize Kosovo but Russia saying Bangladesh should not do it. Bangladesh is seeking help
from Russia for its nuclear power project in Ruppur of Pabna. It’s a dilemma now.
Another problem is in Abkhazia and South Ossetia matter, where Russia wants Bangladesh to
recognize these territories as sovereign states but western world opposing.
Sudan a land of more than 2 lakh squre kms was a risk free matter, it is approved by the UN
and more than 1,500 Bangladeshi peace keepers are deployed there.