GL discuses Sri Lanka’s crisis situation with Russian envoy

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. G.L. Peiris held discussions with Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Sri Lanka, Yury Materiy concerning several issues aimed at enhancing the multi-faceted bilateral relations between the two countries.

The relations celebrated its 65th anniversary this year.

Minister Peiris also briefed Ambassador Materiy on several steps taken to overcome the economic crisis faced by the island nation and observed the critical situation particularly regarding fuel.

Ambassador Materiy assured the Minister of the Russian Federation’s assistance to Sri Lanka and encouraged closer collaboration on pending engagements to further strengthen the bilateral ties.