1972 April

Letter of Richard Nixon to Sheikh Mujibur Rahaman- 1972

The text of the letter of US president Richard Nixon  was transmitted to Dhaka on April 5 in telegram 58480. (Ibid.) Secretary Rogers announced the recognition of Bangladesh at a press briefing on April 4. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman sent a letter to Nixon on April 9 in which he warmly acknowledged the recognition accorded his country…. read more »