Statement made by French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and international Development’ spokesman (Paris, January 9, 2015) [fr]

“France welcomes the smooth conduct of the presidential elections in Sri Lanka as well as the high voter turnout. It congratulates Mr. Maithripala Sirisena and commends the determination of the new head of state to implement the announced policy to support a democratic and prosperous Sri Lanka that respects human rights. France would like the next few months to be an opportunity to strengthen our bilateral relations. ”

Online 12/01/2015

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