Government totally rejects the use of economic sanctions on countries; President.

Thursday, 26 September 2013 - 13:43


President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that the government totally rejected the use of economic sanctions on countries branding them unjust because they harm innocent people and not the targeted parties.


The President held a twitter Q&A session today from New York, answering questions put forward by the community and various media via twitter.


In addition to this, the President also tweeted that the government had a zero tolerance policy on sexual violence in conflict while claiming that the country had good bilateral relations with Iran and is trying to expand its external relations with Latin America as it is in Africa.


He also tackled a question regarding rising cyber bullying adding that Sri Lanka already has enough laws to deal with cyber crime and is monitoring the situation closely.

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