Posted on 06.15.2019 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
A senior member of US Defense has revealed that government of Lanka sought assistance from US authorities and he FBI members were assigned to assist Lankan investigators, the US official revealed.
When asked opinion with regard to Chinese assistance sought by Lankan authorities to provide with facial recognition systems, the US officer has reponded that such initiatives have to be pu together with basic rights of the individuals.
He also explained thet Visiting Forces Agreement to be signed by Lankan governemnt is to make it possible for US armed forces to assist Lankan counterparts during the anti terror operations. The he was asked whether the US armed forces members are answerable to the Lankan judiciary, he said no, but he added they are bound with US military law.