While much of Europe’s attention is settled on China and India, a nation with 150 million citizens has been building relations with Europe since its independence: Bangladesh.

Ismat Jahan, Bangladesh’s Ambassador to the EU and Belgium spoke to New Europe.

First of all, what is the history between us?

Bangladesh gained independence in 1971. So, immediately after that in 1972 we started our relations. It began as a trade and economic cooperation and this remains the major focus of EU-B...

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