Written by Bella Dalima
04 Apr, 2014 | 9:39 pm
The visiting Foreign Affairs Minister of Singapore says there is “no uniform international opinion amongst the international community on Sri Lanka”.
Speaking at a media briefing in Colombo on Friday, K. Shanmugam expressed these views.
“Today I think it is a bit difficult to say there is a uniform international opinion. The members in the Human Rights Council, by a majority, voted to a number of things to look at and have a report filed. Take the US, take India, take China. US, pre-eminent power in the world, India your closest neighbor and huge trading partner, and China your significant and economic trading partner. The US of course push for the resolution, India abstained and China opposes. So, even there you do not see a certain uniformity of views…..”
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