’Will convey SL concerns to Washington’: U.S. Ambassador

17 February 2020 11:07 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


U.S. Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz informed Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardane that she would convey to Washington Sri Lanka’s concerns regarding travel restrictions on Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva.

An embassy spokesman told Daily Mirror the ambassador and the Foreign Minister had a productive meeting.

“It underscored the United States’ desire to continue building the U.S. - Sri Lanka relationship in mutually beneficial ways including around security issues,” the spokesman said.(Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 3

  • Hillary Monday, 17 February 2020 11:18 AM

    Her concern will be in the dust bin and nothing will change.

    Sando Monday, 17 February 2020 02:37 PM

    The U.S Policy on SL...barring Trump ......has been very bad. U.S made every effort to rescue the LTTE Leadership in 2009. MR stood firm....Great.

    Lokka Wednesday, 19 February 2020 02:20 PM

    Every time the meddlesome Western VIPs come here the TNA present their wish list. This is not new. This is sweet music to these do gooders waiting to prey on weaker nations

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