American delegation meets with Opposition Leader

Monday, 28 January 2013 - 19:05


The US delegation consisting of 3 Additional Secretaries of state have met with Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today at the official residence of the mayor.


According to the UNP's media unit the group had held extensive discussions with Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe with regards to the countries human rights situation.


Talks had also focused on the recent impeachment of the Chief justice & reported silhouettes of sectarian tension.


It is reported that Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe had educated the visiting delegation on how the UNP would resolve the national issue provided that the party was elected to power in future.


The US Delegation which arrived in the country on the 26th of this month yesterday toured the Jaffna region.


They had held discussions with the Security Forces Commander in Jaffna Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe as well.


Army Spokesperson Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya expressed these views.




Meanwhile, the US Delegation also met with TNA representatives yesterday.


Meanwhile, the Australian parliamentarian headed by its deputy opposition leader Julie Bishop are touring Jaffna today.