Written by Staff Writer
22 Nov, 2013 | 11:23 am
However, President Mahinda Rajapaksa shot back immediately, saying “people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones”, adding that Sri Lanka would “take its own time” in probing alleged abuses. Government sources in Delhi dismissed Cameron’s approach. “It is not our style to go and talk like Cameron did…this can be counter-productive.
We know what could be an effective approach and our interlocutors also know what India desires,” a senior source said.
Claiming that India has not lost leverage in Sri Lanka after PM’s decision to skip the CHOGM owing to domestic compulsions, the source said, “…The fact that external affairs minister went (there) is a sign of commitment to Sri Lanka… Just as Sri Lanka cannot be wished away, India cannot be wished away. ”
SOURCE: The Economic Times
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