SL still hesitating-Blake

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While claiming that the US government is not going to impose an economic sanction on Sri Lanka, US Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert O. Blake said that the Sri Lankan government was still hesitating to go ahead with an action plan.

In an interview with ETV channel Mr. Blake said “The government (Sri Lanka) was still hesitating to go ahead with a plan when I visited Sri Lanka three weeks ago when I visited Sri Lanka three weeks ago.”

He also said that “It is important for Sri Lanka to implement recommendations of LLRC to reach the country’s full potential.”

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  • Niyas Wednesday, 21 March 2012 05:08 AM

    Our Minister Weerawansa already started against you and you will become a begger in no time

    ase Wednesday, 21 March 2012 05:21 AM

    stop this big talk at last , we are hearing this daily and sick of this, just consider, we against the rest of the world, what will happen, our so called friends china and russia with a couple of african countries, wait and see what will happen, so pls. write facts and stop uplifting our self to a position where we do not belongs, we great folk are not even in a positon to feed our kids without forgien aid educate them or offer them proper jobs, we educate them to forgine standerds, send them away for jobs, so what are we proud about, we just talk about our history only past no future. what do we have at the moment other than debts to the whole world.

    ravimal Wednesday, 21 March 2012 05:11 AM

    Well said Mr. Mervyn. If USA is the largest democratic country they must honour the democratically elected Government to go ahead with their plans without intervening the internal matters undemocratically.

    nilantha Wednesday, 21 March 2012 05:14 AM

    Why US government still hasitate to present the soldger to the Afganisthan police who murdered around 25 kids and innocents...?

    nimp Wednesday, 21 March 2012 05:03 AM

    In Sri Lanka US /EU / UK ran with the LTTE tigers & hunted with the SLA Govt:. We would have high standards of military disciplines and finished off the tigers earlier if not for the covert help given to the LTTE by US/UK /EU who wanted to save the LTTE and this war to continue. The world must realise that SL a poor country did not have the sophisticated military like US etc: to meet the brutal challange of the LTTE. yet US & it's allies are still bogged down in Afganistan and killing civillians.

    jagath Thursday, 22 March 2012 06:10 AM

    dear readers

    we all know what will happen to day we will loss our face in UN the truth is out now we have to find solutions and bring justices to all mankind first get SF out fm jail and ask him to come out with the truth

    Chandana Amaradasa Wednesday, 21 March 2012 09:22 AM

    who can trust him....the same person said they will never do a such a thing.And now they are palying in to the hands of LTTE.....

    Mervyn Tuesday, 20 March 2012 08:25 PM

    Mr. Blake, the USA is fully entitled to implement any actions deemed necessary for the benefit of the citizens of the country. Like wise be informed that Sri Lanka is also a democratic country with a government elected by its citizens and it has the supreme right to either to implement or not to implement any legal decisions at its own phase /time table and not according to a foreign country's time plan. So, let Sri Lanka solve its internal problems alone and you concentrate on HUMAN rights violations executed by your own Govt. in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Pakistan, and in Vietnam when your Govt. Sprayed Agent Orange.


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