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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Statement on framework agreement reached between the Russian Federation and the USA on Syria

September 23, 2013 at 10:33 am

Sri Lanka welcomes the framework agreement reached between the Russian Federation and the USA on the time bound safeguarding and destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons, stockpiles, thereby seeking to...

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Minister of External Affairs Prof. G. L. Peiris and the Permanent Secretary to H.E. the President Mr. Lalith Weeratunga Brief Diplomatic Community

September 9, 2013 at 11:33 am

External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris provided a comprehensive briefing on current developments on Monday, at the Ministry of External Affairs, for Ambassadors and High Commissioners accredited...

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