Lanka, US to hold talks

By Jamila Najmuddin

External Affairs Minister G.L.Peiris is to visit the United States next week for bilateral talks with the US government, Foreign Ministry sources told Daily Mirror online this evening. Daily Mirror online learns that Minister Peiris is expected to meet US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during his visit to the US. 

The visit by Minister Peiris to the US comes amidst calls by the international community including the US for a war crimes probe in Sri Lanka, against the abuses which had allegedly been committed during final stages of the war.

On Thursday the US House of Representatives had also called for a Human Rights probe in Sri Lanka. (Daily Mirror online)

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