Former Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe, Sri Lanka Freedom Party acting General Secretary Duminda Dissanayake and former Minister S.B Dissanayake addressing the SLFP press conference in Colombo yesterday. (Pic by Nimal Dayarathna)

US policy shift aimed

at strengthening new

government – Rajiva


by Shamindra Ferdinando

Former UPFA MP Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha yesterday said that the anticipated change in US policy towards Sri Lanka was aimed atstrengthening the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe administration.

The US policy shift was not at all surprising because the Obama administration had, in no uncertain terms, made known its desire to effect a regime change in Sri Lanka, Prof. Wijesinha said.

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