US condemning even a ‘common cold’: Wimal

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Minister Wimal Weerawansa today accused the US Embassy of playing the role of opposition leader in Sri Lanka and issuing statements condemning even a ‘common cold.’

He told a meeting at Matale that infrastructure development in villages was continuing unabated. “There are many setbacks in these activities, like when bombs went off in the country and its stability was endangered. Now peace has dawned, but interested parties are continuing to disrupt the development activities by creating sectarian violence. They are trying to create instability in the country in a subtle manner. Rathupaswala incident is one example; we do not condone the shooting that took place there. In a few days United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navaneetham Pillai is coming to check what’s happening here. The US embassy keeps issuing statement even when an insect flies past.

“Several are attempting to overthrow the Rajapaksa government. But even by winning the Northern Province Council, their attempts would be futile as establishing a weak UNP government and ushering anarchy, would not help in toppling this government. These international observers know very well that by creating separatism they could weaken the Rajapaksa government, so they are bent on establishing a UNP government and is again creating a divided country on ethnicity. The Western forces are now creating disputes between the Sinhala and Muslim communities and among the political parties.

The minister went on to say that many frustrated UNPers are waiting to join the government, but they will not be taken into its folds. There are even some UNPers planning to give money to the government and cross over.

"This government is not going to welcome them. We are firm in our decisions. We took a bold step in taking action against the New Zealand milk food companie" he said.

He stressed that the government would not be defeated and they would be victorious at the Central Provincial Council elections. (Mahesh Keerthiratne)
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  • umayangana baby Monday, 12 August 2013 12:57 PM

    didn't you do the same thing when you weren't in power weere...

    kumar Monday, 12 August 2013 12:58 PM

    Here again our expert in International affairs.

    Kalu Banda Monday, 12 August 2013 01:01 PM

    Killing peaceful protestors is like a common cold for ex hard core JVP man Wimal the talker

    DeMocRat Monday, 12 August 2013 01:04 PM

    for ignorant common sri lankan politico like wimal weera talk every thing in this country is a cough. I really hope fellow sri lankans regardless of their race or social status will give these politician some medicine for the cough..

    antonsunil Monday, 12 August 2013 01:13 PM

    Modaya understands an another Modaya

    Ifham Tuesday, 13 August 2013 05:28 AM

    Noone take him seriously now. What about his pledge that he would resign his ministership if the Northern PC election is held without removing the land and police clause in the 13th amendment.

    Bumble-bee Tuesday, 13 August 2013 05:30 AM

    He may be a joker to most but what he's saying here is very true.

    dias Tuesday, 13 August 2013 05:31 AM

    Sir where were you during Weliweriya killings. Now Fishing facilities in sri-Lankan water given to a Chinese Co. You can hunt many more fishermen.

    Atha kota Tuesday, 13 August 2013 05:57 AM

    same with you also as you condemn the west even if you get a common cold.....

    Naleer Tuesday, 13 August 2013 05:57 AM

    Killing three and damaging a mosque COMMON COLD? They are not your relative or son so silly matter ?

    chams Monday, 12 August 2013 01:53 PM

    SHUT UP!

    why not Tuesday, 13 August 2013 06:13 AM

    Another statement from an uneducated unintelligent fool who is not even suitable to clean the roads in the US.

    Premalal Monday, 12 August 2013 01:56 PM

    Who will protect the average citizen of Sri-lanka?

    Vijay Monday, 12 August 2013 01:59 PM

    attacking a place of worship cant be compared to common cold.

    R.Dias Tuesday, 13 August 2013 08:30 AM

    yes ...yes....like some people ..not you...connect every issue in this Country as conspiracies of the West..!!!!!! see Rathupaswala incident...?

    xlntgson Monday, 12 August 2013 02:19 PM

    China, Japan, Korea, Burma decline to involve leaving to the West with India and Saudi. Compromise!

    Ajithkumar Monday, 12 August 2013 02:37 PM

    Are you serious Sarath...? Is weliweraya incident a common cold...? omg....

    Grace Monday, 12 August 2013 02:41 PM

    When civilians demanded for pure water, they were killed in cold blood. You as a patriot what did you do?

    janmanjanmanj Tuesday, 13 August 2013 03:32 AM

    I thought he already resigned after the North elections were announced.

    Mervyn Tuesday, 13 August 2013 06:48 AM

    what else could expect from a Grade 9 passed scholar :)

    nillu Tuesday, 13 August 2013 03:37 AM

    for some idiots in this country ( in fact the majority) everything is common cold. What ever said and done by their gvernemnt is good and critisizing it is a treasom

    CROW Monday, 12 August 2013 03:01 PM

    WELCOME US

    gamaya Tuesday, 13 August 2013 03:39 AM

    umba warenko disneyland peththe...we live there...i'm going to take care of you!!!

    Wimal_Modawansa Tuesday, 13 August 2013 03:45 AM

    Verbal diaria expert starts again

    Sandun Tuesday, 13 August 2013 03:46 AM

    Unless USA is not there people like you who play double role will spoil the country .

    saudmohammed Tuesday, 13 August 2013 04:04 AM

    The socialist Minister Wimal W who is now a capitalist owning a palatial bungalow complete with swimming pool and modern fittings is talking through his hat. This Minister too did the same thing by staging satyagrahas even for a 'common cold'. He puts the blame for the Weliweriya incident and the Grandpass incident on conspirators trying to destabilize the country. The Minister thinks that the masses will believe him. Only those who depend on his charity like a bottle of arrack and a lunch parcel will believe him.

    A.F.A.Cader Tuesday, 13 August 2013 04:11 AM

    Media should stop publishing this mad man's statements.He really stinks.

    Gaz Tuesday, 13 August 2013 04:20 AM

    unfortunately this is how they value life..

    dharmapala Tuesday, 13 August 2013 02:56 PM

    very good. god bless

    Yehiya Monday, 12 August 2013 12:49 PM

    They are preparing for cold remedy.Start the hunger strike again to end.

    Kulumeema Monday, 12 August 2013 12:52 PM

    At this rate even an elephant flatulent would be interpretted as bomb blast and would make statements by US.

    Sunakaya Tuesday, 13 August 2013 04:45 AM

    It stinks over here with rotten heads....

    sarath Rajatilaka Monday, 12 August 2013 12:53 PM

    WELL SAID HON MINISTER

    Srilankan Monday, 12 August 2013 12:55 PM

    the moon doesn't care for barking dogs ...


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