US Congressman on Sri Lanka resolution: RETRACT IT

March 1, 2013 at 12:58 pm

*Accuses administration of practising double standards *Attempt to destabilize developing nations like Sri Lanka The United States of America should find a better way forward rather than United Nations...

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Israel Firmly Committed to Sri Lanka’s Economic Development- President of Israel Tells Prof. Peiris

February 28, 2013 at 11:52 am

Mr. Shimon Peres, President of the State of Israel, congratulating Sri Lanka on her achievement in eradicating terrorism, said that Israel stands firmly committed to supporting the development of the...

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Do not apply double standards – Minister Samarasinghe at UNHRC

February 28, 2013 at 11:47 am

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should not embark upon or encourage either debate on or any country-specific resolution by virtue of a selective process which would run counter to the founding...

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SL should not be singled out for any disproportionate attention in UNHRC

February 27, 2013 at 10:49 am

Sri Lanka should be encouraged in its reconciliation process, rather than being singled out for any disproportionate attention in this Council, Priyanga Wicremasinghe, Counsellor of the Sri Lanka Permanent...

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EMBASSY REQUIRES CONFIRMATION TO FIRM UP TRAVEL PLANS TO ATTEND THE OPENING OF MATTALA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

February 24, 2013 at 8:52 pm

This communication is to encourage potential passengers who could not register earlier and reserve their seats, since accepting reservations will be closed shortly. The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington...

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US should not bully small countries – US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega

February 22, 2013 at 11:08 am

The United States should not bully a small country like Sri Lanka, considering the difficulties it has had to face during a 30 year conflict, a member of the US House of Representatives who is visiting...

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