Tuesday, 30th September 2014

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 ‘Our foreign policy was born as an agreement between countries which were granted independence after the second world war in 1945’ A proposal came before the UN Security Council in February 2009 that the humanitarian operation in Sri Lanka be discussed at the UN Security Council. However, China and Russia clearly stated that although it should be discussed at the Security Council it should not be included in its agenda, Presidential Spokesman Mohan Samaranayake said. Samaranayake said because of the decision of China and Russia, it was not included in the agenda of the Security Council. "If...
President Mahinda Rajapaksa returned to the island yesterday after successfully completing the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, USA. He also chaired a very fruitful meeting with the US business community during the visit. President Rajapaksa met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Malta Prime Minister Malta Joseph Muscat, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Secretary General Iyad Ameen Madani, Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas, Nepali Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, Colombian President Juan...