G.L Peiris reiterates Nepal claim

7 December 2010 11:05 am - 15     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


External affairs Minister G.L Peiris today reiterated his claim that Nepal sought the assistance of Sri Lanka to diffuse it’s ongoing political crisis, which Nepal denied earlier.

The Minister added that he had no need to lie and that the request was made during an official discussion and other high ranking government officials were also present during the meeting.

External affairs minister GL Peiris stated in parliament earlier that Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav had sought his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa's help to diffuse the ongoing political crisis in Nepal. (KB/YP)

  Comments - 15

  • S.Sriranjan Tuesday, 07 December 2010 05:28 PM

    It;s not wise to jump into conclsion with casual talk.Diplomatic request should be in Black and White.

    Sena2 Tuesday, 07 December 2010 07:25 PM

    It would have been more appropriate if we waited for a formal request for assistance to come from Nepal through diplomatic channels in order to bring the matter to the public domain.

    sam Tuesday, 07 December 2010 10:01 PM

    Time to retire and smell the roses!!!

    Ross Milan Tuesday, 07 December 2010 10:50 PM

    Always makes a fool of himself. Shame to call him professor

    ila Wednesday, 08 December 2010 01:50 AM

    when people switching from peace team to war mongering team, their credibility get tarnished.

    ajith Tuesday, 07 December 2010 11:13 AM

    You jumped the gun to score points from HE..
    You should have got the request in writing through diplomatic means.
    Then you got proof even if they deny.

    Hirantha Tuesday, 07 December 2010 11:14 AM

    G L yes you never lie but all other do??

    Cobra Tuesday, 07 December 2010 11:54 AM

    GL is famous for retracting his ad-hock statements, so he can tell if someone else is in the same wavelength!

    pbj Tuesday, 07 December 2010 12:42 PM

    Don't know , weather 'help' in Nepal means 'mind your own business' in Sinhala.

    Mallie Tuesday, 07 December 2010 01:55 PM

    how old is he? due to fatigue would have fallen asleep & dreamt

    citizen1 Wednesday, 08 December 2010 06:33 AM

    Sure...why not? ...(haha)

    pissu balla Tuesday, 07 December 2010 02:50 PM

    So you are telling us that the Nepali PM is liar?

    And do you think MR can really solve the problems in Pakistan, India and other South Asian countries?

    Ray Tuesday, 07 December 2010 02:51 PM

    OK; Even if it was true, what have you and the President do to 'Help' them??? If you had offered any help then or later, We can believe you. You only started blowing the trumpet without offering them them 'Help' they requested. Instead, if you had sent to Napal a delegation of Army and security personnel, we can believe you.

    winnie Tuesday, 07 December 2010 03:20 PM

    GL why Israel wanted MR to mediate with Palestine ne?Cant you remember?

    uni Tuesday, 07 December 2010 03:31 PM

    International clowns. I think Sri Lanka has become a laughing stock for rest of the world. Thanks to our Chinthana policy and clowns at parliament.

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