The United Nations special envoy, Craig Jenness, has termed Bangladesh’s present political situation worrisome and urged major parties to resolve their differences through dialogue. ‘The situation is worrying. I believe that these differences can only be resolved through dialogue, as the Secretary General has urged,’ Jenness, the special emissary of the UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, told a press conference on Friday, wrapping up his three-day visit to Bangladesh
The UN envoy came to Bangladesh on November 29 and held meetings with a number of top officials and political leaders, including the president and chief of the caretaker administration, Iajuddin Ahmed, the BNP chairperson, Kaleda Zia, the Awami League president, Sheikh Hasina, a number of advisers to the interim government and members of the civil society. The UN envoy said he was convinced that the top political leaders of the country would be able to make necessary compromise to end the current stalemate.