Dec 20, 2019

Swiss sends top diplomat team to SL

While expressing the regret at the decision by the examining magistrate to place the Swiss local employee concerned in pre-trial detention, Switzerland said that it has sent former ambassador Jörg Frieden to Sri Lanka to find out the security incident at the Swiss embassy in Colombo.

“Under the lead of this experienced diplomat, possibilities for clarifying the security incident at the Swiss embassy in Colombo are to be explored,” Switzerland Foreign minister (Federal Councillor) Ignazio Cassis said.

”Mr Gunawardena met with Mr Mock and Mr Frieden today (19) in order to maintain dialogue with a view to finding a solution.” the statement said.

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