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Bangladesh Transnational Issues 2017
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Bangladesh Transnational Issues 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Disputes - international:
Bangladesh referred its maritime boundary claims with Burma and India to the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea; Indian Prime Minister Singh's September 2011 visit to Bangladesh resulted in the signing of a Protocol to the 1974 Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh, which had called for the settlement of longstanding boundary disputes over undemarcated areas and the exchange of territorial enclaves, but which had never been implemented; Bangladesh struggles to accommodate 32,000 Rohingya, Burmese Muslim minority from Arakan State, living as refugees in Cox's Bazar; Burmese border authorities are constructing a 200 km (124 mi) wire fence designed to deter illegal cross-border transit and tensions from the military build-up along border

Refugees and internally displaced persons:
refugees (country of origin): 231,948 (Burma) (2015)
IDPs: 426,000 (violence, human rights violations, religious persecution, natural disasters) (2015)

Illicit drugs:
transit country for illegal drugs produced in neighboring countries


NOTE: The information regarding Bangladesh on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bangladesh Transnational Issues 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bangladesh Transnational Issues 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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