Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Media Minister tells international community : Support - Yes Interference - No

(DN)The Government welcomes international support to carry out development activities and humanitarian mission to rebuild Sri Lanka. But it does not welcome unnecessary interferences in our internal affairs, Media Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana said.

The countries which voted against Sri Lanka at the Human Rights Council were compelled to do so as a result of false propaganda launched by the LTTE and diaspora supporting the LTTE, the Minister said yesterday.

Addressing the weekly press-briefing, the Minister said the Government through Sri Lankan Embassies in these countries will launch international propaganda campaigns to reveal the country’s real situation and the humanitarian mission carried out by the Armed Forces. Full text