Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Bangladesh Nationalist Party Chairperson Khaleda Zia
The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner:
Secretary Kerry met with Bangladesh Nationalist Party Chairperson Khaleda Zia to discuss the political and security environments in Bangladesh. The Secretary emphasized the importance of having a multi-party system with space for peaceful political opposition as key components of a secure, pluralistic democracy. He also underscored the usefulness of a unified effort, involving all segments of Bangladeshi society, for countering the threats facing the country.