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U.S. and others denounce dissolution of Sri Lanka parliament as undemocratic

Reuters India Saturday, 10 November 2018 ()
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament, worsening an already major political crisis, has drawn criticism from Western powers, including the United States and Britain.
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