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United States | U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations

United States – On November 15, senior officials from the United States, Australia, India, and Japan met in Singapore for consultations on the Indo-Pacific region. The officials reaffirmed a shared commitment to maintain and strengthen a rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous. They further highlighted the complementary … Continue reading United States | U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka president: PM was sacked over assassination plot

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka  — Sri Lanka’s president said Sunday he sacked his prime minister mainly because of the alleged involvement of a Cabinet minister in a plot to assassinate him. In a televised address to the nation, President Maithripala Sirisena said a person questioned by investigators had revealed the name of a minister in an … Continue reading COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka president: PM was sacked over assassination plot

U.S. Department of State News: Recent Developments in Sri Lanka

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The United States continues to follow developments in Sri Lanka with concern.  We urge all sides to refrain from intimidation and violence.  We call on the President, in consultation with the Speaker, to immediately reconvene parliament and allow the democratically elected representatives of the … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Recent Developments in Sri Lanka