Sri Lanka military - updates

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Sri Lanka president vetoes military deal with U.S.

Jul 06, 2019 - 9:59 PM

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena thumbs down a deal that would allow US troops access to the country's ports. Its strategic port in Hambantota is on a 99-year lease with China

SIRISENA. In this file photo, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena gestures after being sworn in at Independence Square in Colombo on January 9, 2015. File photo by Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP

Sri Lanka army admits torture of women recruits

Mar 22, 2014 - 8:51 PM

Sri Lanka s military admits that soldiers had abused and tortured female recruits