Dinesh briefs US Secretary of State on MCC

Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has briefed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the Review Report of the MC and the forthcoming Parliamentary elections, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The statement also added that Gunawardena thanked the US for the support extended to the reconciliation and resettlement processes in Sri Lanka.

Some unsubstantiated allegations made by the MCC review committee in its final report has sparked tension between the Sri Lankan government and the US Embassy in Colombo.

US-Sri Lanka cooperation in COVID response-supply of PPEs to the US, donation of ventilators to Sri Lanka and COVID related bilateral assistance amounting to US$ 5.8 million- economic recovery initiatives, defence and security matters, counter terrorism and international economic cooperation featured in the discussions, the statement also added.

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