US lauds Bangladesh’s role over Rohingya issue
The United States has highly appreciated Bangladesh's approach to provide temporary shelter to Rohingya refugees who have fled persecution in Myanmar.
US' appreciation came at the sixth round of annual Security Dialogue between Bangladesh and the USA held in Washington, reads a press release.
Bangladesh expressed its deep appreciation for US support in handling the unprecedented humanitarian crisis, reads the release from Bangladesh mission in US.
The US also recognised Bangladesh's role as a trailblazer in peacekeeping and commended Bangladesh's pioneering role in contributing the very first women-only contingent of UN peacekeepers to Haiti.
Abida Islam, director general (Americas) for foreign ministry, led the Bangladesh side. The US delegation was led by Mike Miller, acting deputy assistant secretary, Bureau of Political Military Affairs of the United States Department of State.