US Pledges Support for New Sri Lankan Government's Reforms

February 2, 2015 9:35 AM

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The United States threw their support behind the new Sri Lankan government of President Maithripala Sirisena Monday, pledging Washington's support for the government's 100 day reform program.

Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal, who is the first high level U.S. diplomat to visit Sri Lanka since Sirisena's election victory on January 8, held talks with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera at the foreign ministry, kickstarting her visit to the country.

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