US urges Sri Lanka to reconvene Parliament immediately

The United States today urged Sri Lanka to reconvene Parliament immediately.

US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert tweeted saying further delay to reconvene Parliament  compounds uncertainty in Sri Lanka.

“We urge ’s President to reconvene parliament immediately to resolve the political crisis. Further delay compounds uncertainty in Sri Lanka, and undermines its international reputation and the aspirations of its people for good governance, stability and prosperity,” she said.

President Maithripala Sirisena has convened Parliament on November 14th after Parliament was prorogued late last month. (Colombo Gazette) 


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