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We will in no way patronise any terrorists

AK Abdul Momen, the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, stated that Bangladesh will decide its policy towards Afghanistan on its own after observing the situation and their policies. However, no terrorists will ever be patronised. He said yesterday that he had zero tolerance and would not support terrorists. This was in reference to the participation of some Bangladeshis in Afghanistan's previous Taliban government. When asked if Bangladesh would follow Pakistan's or India's policy, the minister stated that Bangladesh was independent from any other country. Momen briefed journalists at the foreign ministry that Bangladesh has a historical relationship with Afghanistan, and that it is monitoring the situation in Afghanistan, which is a member to the Saarc. "We believe in democracy. He stated that we should ensure the welfare of people and that no decision has been made on Afghanistan. Tuesday's announcement by the Taliban of an all-male interim government in Afghanistan