Opinions were raised at several media briefings held in Colombo today with regard to the US extending their support on an internal investigation concerning the country’s alleged war crimes.
National patriotic movement stated that the aims of the US with regard to making allegations against Sri Lanka on war crimes, has not changed.
General Secretary of the Movement, Dr. Wasantha Bandara addressing a media briefing stated that the aim of the US is to obtain information with regard to the allegation through an internal investigation.
However, addressing a media briefing held today, Leader of Nawa Sama Samaja Party Dr. Wickramabahu Karunaratne stated that it is a positive fact that the US has accepted the potential of Sri Lanka being able to conduct an internal investigation.
Meanwhile, member of Mawbima Wenuwen Ranawiruwo organization Attorney-at-Law Major Ajith Prasanna stated at a media briefing held in Colombo today that an international investigation will be conducted under the guise of an internal investigation.
However, speaking during a media briefing convened by the SLFP today, former Minister of Human Rights Mahinda Samarasinghe stated that it is a great strength for Sri Lanka that the US has agreed to support an internal investigation.