US, Sri Lanka to work together for peace, security in Indo-Pacific region

By PTI


WASHINGTON: The US and Sri Lanka have resolved to work together to ensure a safe maritime domain in the Indian and Pacific oceans through a rules-based order that ensures respect for international laws and norms, amid the increasing Chinese influence over the strategically important region.


The US and Sri Lanka's joint statement came a day after US Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale and visiting...