Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera speaks ahead of a bilateral meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington earlier this month. Photo: AFPSri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera speaks ahead of a bilateral meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington earlier this month. Photo: AFP
Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera speaks ahead of a bilateral meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington earlier this month. Photo: AFP

Sri Lanka’s new government to discuss fresh war crimes probe with UN

The United Nations has long sought to investigate human rights abuses during Sri Lanka's civil war but had faced opposition from previous leader Mahinda Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera speaks ahead of a bilateral meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington earlier this month. Photo: AFPSri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera speaks ahead of a bilateral meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington earlier this month. Photo: AFP
Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera speaks ahead of a bilateral meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington earlier this month. Photo: AFP
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