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Sirisena upset at Sri Lanka's foreign minister's international statements – Ceylon Today

Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena is upset with his foreign minister’s openness to international involvement into an alleged war crimes probe reports Ceylon Today.

Labelling Sirisena’s rejection of international involvement as ‘personal opinion’ Sri Lanka’s foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera indicated that international involvement had not been ruled out during a partnership dialogue with the United States in Washington DC.

Sources close to President Sirisena have said that he may make a statement later this week, refuting Mr Samaraweera’s openness to international involvement in a war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka.

Further friction is said to have occurred between the President and Mr Samaraweera due to the lack of briefings given to Sirisena by Sir Lanka’s foreign minister.

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