Sri Lankan Minister of External Affairs Professor G.L. Peiris addressing the
67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly has stated that external influences which aid and engender separatist agenda's may cause a collapse in the countries reconciliation process.
Professor G.L. Peiris also noted that the government of Sri Lanka was committed towards fostering reconciliation among all ethnicities.
Foreign Minster, G. L. Peiris, deplored the selective intervention in the internal affairs of some countries, stressing from the Assembly’s podium that conflict resolution must be based on the United Nations principle of the sovereign equality of States.