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US urges Sri Lankan president to reconvene parliament

The US State Department on Sunday called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to “immediately reconvene parliament” to allow representatives there to address a violent constitutional crisis triggered by the sudden firing of the prime minister, AFP reported. “We urge all sides to refrain from intimidation and violence,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a […]