Swire meets Biswal in Washington, talks on Sri Lanka

swireThe UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) minister, Hugo Swire met with the US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Nisha Biswal in Washington on Tuesday, for discussion on South Asia, as well as “detailed talks” on Sri Lanka.

“South Asia including detailed talks on Sri Lanka with Nisha Biswal. UK remains committed to international efforts,” Mr Swire tweeted following the meeting.

The visit also included a meeting with the US ambassador to North Korea, Bob King, to discuss the situation in North Korea. Mr Swire said he was “keen to maintain international pressure on this.”

He also met with US policy makers regarding the situation in Myanmar. Commenting on the meeting, Mr Swire tweeted: “Critical 18 months ahead, important international community speaks with one voice.”

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