Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, U.S., U.N. critical of decision

Published: 19/08/2019
Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, U.S., U.N. critical of decision
Source: FEEDS.REUTERS.COM

Sri Lanka's President on Monday named war veteran Shavendra Silva as its army chief, drawing sharp criticism from the United States and the United Nations over the appointment of an officer who has been accused of serious human rights violations.

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