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saturday, March 24, 2012 - 12.31 GMT
US eases restrictions on Sri Lanka defence sales


The United States has eased restrictions on defence sales to Sri Lanka to allow exports of equipment for aerial and maritime surveillance, Associated Press report said.

The U.S. State Department has enacted the changes Thursday to ease the export restrictions that have been effective from 1980s.

According to the AP news, the new exceptions allow US to export, on a case-by-case basis, equipment such as unarmed patrol boats, light aircraft, cameras, and related components.




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