Sri Lanka aims to restore ties with US

February 13, 2015 1:55 AM

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WASHINGTON: Sri Lanka is seeking to put ties with Washington back on course after several years of strain, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said Thursday as he met top US diplomat John Kerry.

Colombo hopes "to revive and strengthen the very strong bonds we have had with the United States for several decades," Samaraweera said at the start of talks at the State Department.

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