The trump administration said in Bangladesh about the elections
In the statement, Alice Wells said that the United States is calling upon Bangladesh to ensure that free and fair national elections are ensured in the country in the year 2018, civil society is guaranteed the unofficial opportunity for democracy and the media can independently perform professional duties.
In spite of natural disaster, political instability, and severe foreign economic challenges, the average growth of more than six percent of Bangladesh’s economy has been able to achieve economic growth for more than two decades, it said, it carries the identity of the country’s determination.
In the Indian subcontinent, the active IS and al-Qaeda have acknowledged the responsibility of about 40 attacks in Bangladesh, it said that the US continued to strengthen security cooperation with Bangladesh in the wake of IS attacks in Attijan Bakeri in Halle, in July (Gulshan, capital Dhaka) last year.
Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells is expected to appear at another hearing on Thursday in the subcommittee on Asia and Pacific Regional Affairs of the US Congress on “Maintaining America’s influence in South Asia: 2018 Fiscal Year Budget”.
The European Union (EU) has expressed solidarity with Bangladesh’s role in providing shelter to Rohingyas.
In a statement yesterday, EU High Representative (Foreign Minister) Federica Mogharini said in a statement that Bangladesh welcomed the refugees who came to Bangladesh to save themselves from the crisis and played an important role in protecting human rights. In this regard, the EU is expressing solidarity with the Bangladesh authorities. He said that it is necessary to mitigate the tension between all parties in the Rakhine state of Myanmar so that the international human rights law is fully implemented. The relief workers need free access to violence victims so that they can get help. Myanmar is committed to implementing the recommendations of the Anan Commission to resolve the crisis of Rakhine state. These recommendations are needed to implement without any delay. For this, the EU is ready to provide all types of assistance. The trump administration said in Bangladesh about the elections
High Representative said that the situation in Rakhine state is very serious, today I spoke to Indonesian Foreign Minister Ratan Morsudi, who has just visited Myanmar and Bangladesh. With Myanmar and regional authorities, we are communicating with EU Delegations and other missions located in Yangon. We have full attention to the Rakhine situation.
He said the EU is committed to supporting Myanmar and all stakeholders to find a way for sustainable peace, stability, progress and welfare of the people. The attack on Myanmar security forces in north Rakhine on August 25 and the EU condemned the subsequent violence. We hope that it will be possible to bring the perpetrators to trial by upholding the rule of law.
Federica Mugharini, commenting on the safety of the Rakhine is responsible for showing maximum restraint and protecting civilians.