Bangladesh Pays Tribute to Assad

Published June 11th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

The Bangladesh government Sunday expressed its condolences to Syria over the death of President Hafez Assad. 

"With the death of President Assad, Bangladesh lost a true friend and a great leader," Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed was quoted by the official BSS news agency as saying. 

In a statement sent to Damascus she also paid tribute to the late Syrian president for his role in the ongoing peace process in the Middle East - (AFP) 


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