DHAKA, JULY 10, 2016 – U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Manpreet Anand met today with Foreign Minister Mahmood Ali and Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque to discuss Bangladesh’s bilateral relations with the United States and the security situation. The Assistant Secretary offered her condolences for the victims of the recent terrorist attacks. “We share the grief of our Bangladeshi partners,” said Assistant Secretary Biswal. “Our commitment to Bangladesh remains as robust as ever.”
Assistant Secretary Biswal also offered U.S. expertise in building Bangladesh’s counterterrorism capabilities. “We will continue our assistance in combatting the global threat of terrorism that our countries both confront,” she added.
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