Minister Gunarathna Weerakoon's allegations are baseless: US Ambassador to Sri Lanka says
The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele J. Sison has made her response to the public allegation made by the Minister of Resettlement Gunaratne Weerakoon.
The Minister accused the US Ambassador for making various offers in an attempt to change his opinion regarding the High Security Zones.
In response, the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele J. Sison released an announcement stating that Minister Gunaratne Weerakoon’s allegations are baseless.
She added that the Minister is having a misconception regarding the relationship between the US government and the Sri Lankan officials and her country’s policy, politics and the economic system.
Ambassador Michele J. Sison also said that within the past week she met President Mahinda Rajapaksa, External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris and other senior government officials and that they have extended their wishes to strengthen the bilateral relationship between the two countries.