US Ambassador condemns violence in Colombo

Julie Chung

The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Julie J. Chung has condemned the violence in Colombo today (May 09).

In a tweet she said “We condemn the violence against peaceful protestors today, and call on the government to conduct a full investigation, including the arrest & prosecution of anyone who incited violence. Our sympathies are with those injured today and we urge calm and restraint across the island.”