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Blake had productive meetings in Sri Lanka

[PTI, Tuesday, 20 September 2011 08:13 No Comment]

(PTI) US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Robert Blake had productive meeting with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa during his recent trip to Colombo, the State Department has said.

During his trip, Blake also met with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister, other government officials to discuss ways the Government can further integrate the people of the north back into the political and economic life, while also completing the important work of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) in determining the facts surrounding the end of the civil war in 2009.

Blake also visited Jaffna to see first-hand the conditions of the people there, State Department said.

In India, Blake met with senior Indian officials to review full spectrum of bilateral engagements.

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