US position unchanged on RAB ban: Peter Haas
Peter Haas, the US ambassador assigned to Dhaka, said that there has been no change in the position of the United States regarding the ban on the Rapid Action Battalion- RAB. He made this comment at an event in Gulshan of the capital on Thursday (September 29).
US Ambassador to Dhaka Peter Haas spoke at the ‘Meet the Ambassador’ event organized by Center for Governance Studies-CGS.
In response to a question at the event, US Ambassador Peter Haas said, banning RAB is not a punishment. It is given so that they change their behavior.
He said that the United States is associated with various organizations for the purpose of security cooperation in Bangladesh. is working We hope RAB’s behavior will change.
In response to another question, Peter Haas said that Bangladesh’s non-joining of the Indo-Pacific Strategy-IPS is not an issue. Because it is a policy. It is a matter of seeing how Bangladesh takes it.
In response to a question, Peter Haas said that joining the Belt and Road Initiative – BRI is Bangladesh’s own decision. Which alliance Bangladesh will join is their matter.
Zillur Rahman, executive director of the Center for Governance Studies conducted the program.