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Reference FCO 37/1563
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Bangladesh: army coup led by Khandaker Mostaque Ahmed, Chief of Army Staff, beginning 15 August 1975 (Folder 2)
Date 1975
Collection Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1972-1980
Region South Asia
Countries Bangladesh
Places Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Beijing; Bengal; Burma (Myanmar); China; Chittagong; Delhi; Dhaka (Dacca); France; India; Iran; Islamabad; Kolkata (Calcutta); London; Nepal; Pakistan; Paris; Washington, DC
People Bhutto, Zulfikar Ali; Gandhi, Indira; Gandhi, Mohandas (Mahatma); Zhou Enlai
Topics (Bangladesh) Awami League; army; assassination; British Government; business; communications; coup d'état; currency; democracy; education; elections; execution; food; foreign policy; Indo-Pakistani relations; invasion; Islam; judicial system; military; nonalignment; parliament; political parties; revolution; riots and disturbances; steel; weapons
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