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Soon the situation in Chittagong Hill Tracts will be calm: Obaidul Quader

KNF attack to loot money and show capability: RAB

Kidnapped manager of Sonali Bank returns to his family

Home Minister to visit Bandarban tomorrow to inspect situation

I don't see any logical reason for US sanctions: Obaidul Quader

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 10 December 2023: General Secretary of Awami League Obaidul Quader said that he does not see any logical reason for the imposition of sanctions by the United States. However, sanctions should be imposed on those who sabotage the elections. He said these things in a briefing at the Awami League president's political office in Dhanmondi on Saturday afternoon.

Nothing will happen to Bangladesh if US imposes sanctions: Foreign Minister

Dhaka, Nov 20: Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said that United States is a country of sanctions. They can give sanctions if they want, they are rich.

People who prevent media from expressing its opinion will also come under sanction: Peter Haas

Dhaka, Oct 5: Noting that the United States supports the freedom of the media, Peter Haas, the US ambassador to Dhaka, said those who take steps to prevent the media from disseminating opinions will also be subject to sanctions.

US is not giving sanctions to any specific group: Home Minister

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 23 September 2023: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said, "Visa policy is America's own matter. We have no hand in it. Whom they grant visas and whom they don't give is their own business. But they are not giving sanctions to any particular party. Those who are in the election. Sanctions will destroy the environment for them. We have no say in that."

Sanction is an anti corruption tool: Richard Nephew

Dhaka, August 8: Richard Nephew, coordinator of the Global Anti-Corruption Division of the US State Department, mentioned sanctions as an anti-corruption tool.

Bangladesh wants respect of foreign countries in decisions on internal affairs

Dhaka, June 16: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed the hope that all foreign countries will respect Bangladesh's right to decide its own internal and external affairs.

Don't know if US sanctions will come: Foreign Minister

Dhaka, May 22: Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said the US doesn't inform before puttinng sanctions on other countries, so he's unsure if Washington DC will slap Dhaka with it.

Some US allegations unfounded: RAB DG

Dhaka, October 31: Rapid Action Battalion Director General (DG) M Khursheed Hossain said, "We have investigated the allegations made against the US ban. All the allegations have not been found to be true. The RAB has already responded to all the allegations. The government is working on the matter."

Fakhrul's statement amounts to treason: Shahriar

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 14: State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam has commented that the statement made by BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, seeking US sanctions against the government, is tantamount to treason.

If US police shoot and kill a person, there is no trial: Prime Minister

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 7: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that the United States imposed sanctions against RAB. My question is, who created RAB? The creation of RAB is America's suggestion. America gives them training and weapons. Even their digital system, and ICT system are all provided by America. When America imposed sanctions, they did the same thing as you trained. What can we do about it?

Ban against RAB aims at behavioral change, not a punishment: Ambassador Peter Haas

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ২৯ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০২২: র‌্যাপিড অ্যাকশন ব্যাটালিয়নের (র‌্যাব) ওপর নিষেধাজ্ঞা দেওয়াটা শাস্তি নয়, এটা তাদের আচরণ পরিবর্তনের জন্য দেওয়া হয়েছে। ঢাকায় নিযুক্ত মার্কিন রাষ্ট্রদূত পিটার হাস এমন মন্তব্য করেছেন।

Why I am on the US sanctions list: IGP

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 3: Questioning the US sanctions, Bangladesh Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr. Benazir Ahmed said, "They alleged that RAB had forcibly disappeared 600 people. But I entered RAB in 2015. So why have I been included in that list?"

US won't object if Bangladesh imports oil from Russia: Energy Advisor

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 1: Advisor to the Prime Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury (Bir Bikram) thinks that the United States will not object if Bangladesh wants to import fuel from Russia to meet the crisis.

US has imposed sanctions against RAB without specific information: Home Minister

Dhaka, August 27: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said that the US has banned RAB (Rapid Action Battalion) officers without specific information. The Home Minister said this in response to a question from journalists at the end of the 'Fifth South Asia Conference' organized by the Inner Wheel Club at Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon on Saturday (August 27).

IGP Benazir Ahmed gets US visa

Dhaka, August 25: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr. Benazir Ahmed is going to the United States to attend the United Nations Police Summit. However, he has been granted a visa on the condition that he does not go to any other event outside the United Nations program. On Thursday (August 25), sources from the police headquarters and the home ministry confirmed that he had received the visa.