Diaspora backing HR issues says Defence Secretary

Tuesday, 26 March 2013 - 13:36




Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said that certain powerful countries and their allies are blatantly employing double standards when dealing with Sri Lanka.

He also said that the efforts of the rump of the LTTE and the other parties with vested interests is compounded by the strategic interest that certain states have in Sri Lanka because of its unique geographical position.

Defence secretary made this comment addressing an event in Galle yesterday.