Sri Lanka welcomes the successful conclusion of negotiations on the Iran nuclear issue

July 22, 2015 at 9:37 am

Sri Lanka welcomes the successful conclusion of negotiations between Iran and the US, UK, France, Germany, China, Russia and the European Union in Vienna on 14 July 2015. Sri Lanka has always supported...

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Response by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera to the question by Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva in Parliament, June 24th, 2015

June 25, 2015 at 10:58 am

Honorable Speaker, I wish to answer the questions posed by the Hon. Leader of Opposition, relating to the US State Department Report titled ‘Country Reports on Terrorism and Patterns of Global Terrorism.’ The...

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MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

November 6, 2014 at 9:48 am

The Minister of External Affairs, Professor G. L. Peiris on Tuesday, 4th November, met the Heads of Mission and Representatives of the main proponents of the Investigation on Sri Lanka by the Office of...

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President Rajapaksa calls for the de-politicisation of the UN system

September 26, 2014 at 12:58 pm

Charging that human rights are being used as a tool to implement motivated agendas with no understanding or appreciation of the complexity of issues in the countries concerned, President Mahinda Rajapaksa...

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Travel Advisory on Iraq

June 26, 2014 at 1:23 pm

In view of the deteriorating security situation in Iraq, Sri Lankan nationals are strongly advised to exercise extreme caution in travelling to Iraq, until further notice. The Ministry of External Affairs...

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Minister Peiris rejects High Commissioner’s Report, saying those “those who exalt its virtues only seek to inflict harm on the reconciliation process”

March 5, 2014 at 11:38 am

Minister of External Affairs and Leader of the Sri Lanka delegation Prof. G.L. Peiris, delivering the National Statement at the High Level Segment of the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in...

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