Sri Lankan President Reinstates the Prime Minister He Sacked

Ranil Wickremesinghe

(From AP News)

Sri Lanka’s president reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister on Sunday, nearly two months after firing him and setting off a long political stalemate in the South Asian island nation.

The move promises to ease the crisis, but could also be the beginning of a difficult cohabitation between Wickremesinghe and President Maithripala Sirisena, who are now in rival camps.

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