The US President has commended Sri Lanka’s commitment for reconciliation accountability, promotion of justice

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US President Donald Trump has reiterated his commitment that the US would stand with Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday terror attacks and expand counter-terrorism, maritime, and border security cooperation with the island nation. President Trump has expressed this when Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the US, Rodney Perera presented his credentials to the US President on Monday. He welcomed Sri Lanka’s commitments to promoting reconciliation, accountability, and justice in pursuit of lasting peace following the civil conflict.
Ambassador Perera explained Sri Lanka’s continuing efforts to build relationships of confidence and trust, and to strengthen institutions essential for the sustainable progress of the multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-lingual and multi-religious nation. He further stated that a robust multi-dimensional relationship with the US remains an important objective for the Government and people of Sri Lanka, which includes strengthening trade and economic ties, widening people-to-people contacts and promoting international and regional peace and security.

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