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Bangladesh hopeful of soon clinching Teesta water accord


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KOLKATA: Stressing that people of Bangladesh wanted the Teesta water sharing accord signed with India, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni Sunday hoped the pact will be inked, saying the two countries were continuing discussions on the issue.

“We are hopeful that the Teesta water sharing accord will be signed. The two countries have continued the bilateral relation and communication that is needed for the accord to see the light of the day,” Moni told media persons on the sidelines of a programme here.

The visiting foreign minister said there exists a deep bond between the two neighbours, to queries whether the failure to sign the Teesta accord would adversely hit bilateral ties.

“The relations between the two countries are deep, and there is a deep bonding between the two nations. And the dialogues and agreements between India and Bangladesh take place on the basis of the bond between us”.

“Water is an important issue. And the people of Bangladesh want the Teesta accord to be signed,” she said.The Teesta treaty was proposed to be signed during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s trip to Dhaka last year. However, the singing was scrapped following West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s last minute opposition.(IANS)



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