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US says Army Chief Shavendra Silva\'s appointment undermines country\'s reputation
US says Army Chief Shavendra Silva's appointment undermines country's reputation

The US has said the appointment of Major General Shavendra Silva as Army Chief undermined Sri Lanka's international reputation and its commitments to promote justice and accountability. Issuing a statement the US Embassy in Colombo said the "The allegations of gross human rights violations against him, documented by the United Nations and other organizations, are…

Sunday Times - Aug 19 18:14 GMT - more ... [ Tags: USA, SriLanka, WarCrimes ]

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Sri Lanka negotiates new military deal with US
Sri Lanka negotiates new military deal with US

The prime minister said negotiations were ongoing as the new document contained provisions Sri Lanka was "not able to accept", without elaborating on what they were. His comments came days after President Maithripala Sirisena said he would not let the government headed by his pro-West arch-rival conclude any deal giving US forces freer access to Sri Lanka. "I…

AFP - Jul 12 17:28 GMT - more ... [ Tags: HumanRights, USA, SriLanka ]

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