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Thursday, 15 March 2012 - 13:04
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The importance of India’s stance regarding Sri Lanka as a regional country was reiterated once again.

The acting cabinet spokesperson Deputy Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena expressed these views at the media briefing held today to inform cabinet decisions.

He also added that the government is hoping to gather support from Muslim countries to defeat the resolution brought forward by the United States at the UN Human Rights Council sessions in Geneva.

Speaking further the spokesperson added that diplomatic missions in other countries too have been briefed on the current situation.



Meanwhile, a peace march against foreign intervention in Sri Lanka commenced from the Independence Square this morning.

Our reporter on site stated that the march has now reached the Colpetty junction and was making its way towards the US Embassy in Galle Face.

The National Movement for the Country’s Protection organized this march and was attended by representatives of religious and other organizations.

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