EU, India "Commend" Resolution Of Political Crisis In Sri Lanka Through Appointment Of RW As Prime Minister

December 17, 2018

The European Union, in a statement, commended the resolution of the political crisis through the appointment of UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Prime Minister. 

"As steady friends of Sri Lanka, we welcome the peaceful and democratic resolution of the political crisis in accordance with the constitution. We commend the resilience of Sri Lanka's democratic institutions and will continue to support its efforts towards national reconciliation and prosperity for all," the EU said in a statement. 

The Foreign Ministry of India also issued a statement welcoming the developments in Sri Lanka. 

"This is the reflection of a maturity demonstrated by all political forces, and also of the resilience of Sri Lankan democracy and its institutions," the statement said. 

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