US says Sri Lanka refuses visa for official after war crime accusations

By Reuters | Wed, 5 Feb 2014 14:07 PM
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By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal

COLOMBO, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka has refused a visa request for a U.S. State Department official, the U.S. Embassy said on Tuesday, after Washington signalled it would propose a U.N. resolution against the South Asian state over alleged war crimes.

However, Sri Lanka's External Affairs Ministry said the embassy's statement ...

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