U.S.-Bangladesh Dialogue on Security Issues

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 22, 2014


On April 22, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Tom Kelly and Additional Foreign Secretary Mustafa Kamal chaired the third U.S.-Bangladesh Dialogue on Security Issues.

The dialogue reflects our growing defense relationship with Bangladesh, and our shared commitment to peace and prosperity in the region. It supports our growing partnership in maritime security, counterterrorism, disaster risk management, peacekeeping, law enforcement, nonproliferation, joint military exercises and exchanges, and other security issues.

The discussions touched on a broad range of security-related topics, including strategic priorities and regional issues, security assistance, global security, and non-proliferation cooperation.

For further information, please contact David McKeeby in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Congressional and Public Affairs at PM-CPA@state.gov.