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US warned Sri Lanka over arms purchases from Iran, WikiLeaks cable reveals

Feb 2, 2011 8:09:07 AM- colombopage.com
Feb 02, Colombo: The United States has warned Sri Lanka to be cautious about its close trade relationship with Iran, and told the Governor of the Central Bank Ajith Nivard Cabraal and the then Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Palitha Kohona that any arms purchases from Iran would be illegal under a UN resolution.