Friday, May 15, 2009

Ranil meets Solheim

(DM)Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is currently in Europe, held talks with Erik Solheim, the Norwegian minister of external affairs and the former peace envoy to Sri Lanka, in Norway yesterday.

Mr Wickremesinghe called on Norway to support him in resolving the issues faced by journalists in Sri Lanka and stressed the necessity of ensuring media freedom and democracy in Sri Lanka as the war with the LTTE comes to an end.Full text