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Bangladesh premier congratulates Putin on re-election

The president "won Russian election in landslide for the fifth term," Sheikh Hasina said

NEW DELHI, March 22. /TASS/. The prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his victory in the 2024 presidential election, the premier’s Awami League party said.

"Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday congratulated Vladimir Putin on his reelection as the President of Russia," Awami League said on the X social network.

According to the statement, Putin "won Russian election in landslide for the fifth term."

Local media reported that Hasina had sent a congratulatory telegram to the Russian president.

On March 21, the Russian Central Election Commission approved the outcome of the 2024 presidential election, held on March 15-17. According to the official data, 87.28% of voters cast their ballots for Vladimir Putin. A record-high voter turnout of 77.44% was registered during the polls.