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Weerawansa raises objections with US Ambassador


Weerawansa raises objections with US AmbassadorNewsChairman of the National Freedom Front, Wimal Weerawansa has raised objection with the US Ambassador in Colombo on the inclusion of Cuba into the list of states that support terrorism published by the US State Department on 16 May 2024. Mr. Weerawansa raised the objections in a letter addressed to the Ambassador Julie J. Ms. Chung. The letter also said;The US State Department began to list states sponsoring terrorism from 2nd December 1979 & included Iraq, Libya, South Yemen & Syria to its list. However, on 13th September 1990, Iraq was added to the list of states sponsoring terrorism by the US State Department accusing Iraq of “invading Kuwait”. Sudan was included to the US State Department “State Sponsor of Terrorism list” on 12th August 1993 and removed on 14th December 2022.


Source: The Nation May 31, 2024 13:54 UTC



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