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UK Welcomes Latest Resolution Taken To End Political Crisis In Sri Lanka

On Sunday (16), country’s president Maithripala Sirisena reappointed Wickremesinghe as prime minister (Photo: ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

British minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field on Monday (17) welcomed the latest resolution of the political situation in Sri Lanka to end 51 day long political turmoil. Commenting on the swearing in of Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister by president Sirisena on Sunday (16), Mark Field said, “I welcome progress made towards the peaceful resolution of the political situation in Sri Lanka. The outcome is a welcome indication of the resilience of Sri Lanka’s judicial and democratic institutions, and of effective checks and balances between state powers. “The UK will continue to stand by Sri Lanka as…

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