Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Sri Lanka seeks 'new era' in foreign relations

COLOMBO (AFP) – Sri Lanka's president called for a "new era" in foreign relations as the island staged a military parade to mark its victory over separatist Tamil Tiger rebels.

President Mahinda Rajapakse, whose government has been threatened with a possible war crimes probe over the manner of its military success last month, said it was time to launch a fresh diplomatic strategy. Full text