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US aid cut will have no impact says SL official

Responding to a proposal by the US Secretary of State John Kerry for a 20% cut in US aid to Sri Lanka, a senior government official has asserted that the proposed cut will have no impact on the Sri Lankan economy, according to the government's official news portal - News.lk.

According to the news source, the official, who wished to remain anonymous also remarked: “Yes US is having its own problems to solve as it has to tackle the terrorism in its own soil”.

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