BNP General Secretary Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has described the statement given by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during his visit to Dhaka as worrying. He said, Bangladesh is being used as a battle ground for big powers and the government is responsible for this.
Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was speaking at a program organized to commemorate the 45th foundation anniversary of Mahila Dal today, Friday.
The Russian Foreign Minister is in Dhaka on a 24-hour visit. He addressed a joint press conference with the External Affairs Minister yesterday Thursday.
Speaking about the visit, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said, ‘It is most worrying that from the statement made by the Russian Foreign Minister after his arrival, it is clear that Bangladesh is trying to increase its sphere of influence for the big powers. It has become a battlefield. The present government is responsible for this. They speak irresponsibly and push Bangladesh to the brink of a worrying situation.”