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SL capable of handling the current situation: China

8 March 2018 10:40 am - 17     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


China yesterday said it believes the Sri Lankan government and its people were capable of handling the current situation in the country, and upholding Sri Lanka's social stability and ethnic solidarity.

Commenting on the ongoing unrest situation in the Kandy area, Chinese Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Geng Shuang at the regular press conference also expressed hope that Sri Lanka would take concrete measures to protect the security of Chinese citizens in Sri Lanka.

“We have noted relevant reports. This belongs to Sri Lanka's internal affairs. China believes that the Sri Lankan government and its people are capable of handling the current situation, and upholding Sri Lanka's social stability and ethnic solidarity. We also hope that Sri Lanka will take concrete measures to protect the security of Chinese citizens in Sri Lanka,” Spokesperson said.

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  • bad situation Thursday, 08 March 2018 10:48 AM

    dont talk about chinese citizen, even the local citizens are in dangerby this government

    Chandrapala Thursday, 08 March 2018 10:49 AM

    In the fast emerging China-centric world order there's no more space for international bullies.

    Nizam M. Thursday, 08 March 2018 10:53 AM

    A fortnight ago China told India keep off the internal issues of the Maldives and India obeyed.

    Ratnayaka Thursday, 08 March 2018 10:56 AM

    This is why the majority of Lankans say that China is our true friend.

    PANGOLIN Thursday, 08 March 2018 11:22 AM

    @ Rat - you may not know the extend of crime committed by Chinese in SL.

    BuffaloaCitizen Thursday, 08 March 2018 12:01 PM

    Yeah yeah, that is why u had to sell 1000 acres of sovereignty to China in Hambantota.

    Kevin Thursday, 08 March 2018 12:21 PM

    Friends with benefit but one sided

    roshan Thursday, 08 March 2018 12:26 PM

    then y so much of protest and anti Chinese campaign with regards to port city n hambanthota...

    Anonymous Thursday, 08 March 2018 01:26 PM

    China is only protecting its citizens and its property.

    rajendran Thursday, 08 March 2018 11:36 AM

    This is our internal issue no one need to interferer.

    Lakshman De Silva Thursday, 08 March 2018 11:54 AM

    Well Stared China our freind

    Friend Thursday, 08 March 2018 12:17 PM

    soon you guys will fight with Chinese people in SL.... don't worry it will take just another 20 years

    Cloud Friday, 09 March 2018 12:10 PM

    I hardly doubt that. Most of the Chinese are atheists. They are too mechanical, work like robots. We should be happy have better genes in the country.

    Lord Wolfstein Thursday, 08 March 2018 02:37 PM

    As soon as Chinese interests are endangered in Sri Lanka, a military intervention must be expected. Whoever makes a pact with the devil loses all.

    Nimal Tissa Wijetunga Thursday, 08 March 2018 05:11 PM

    Well said China being our true friend and This is called true diplomacy by a true friend. China shows maturity in Diplomacy and Canada, EU Ambassadors and so called Western Powers must learn from them.China is a genuine and emerging world power and we always wish and pray for their progress.

    Jmmysm Thursday, 08 March 2018 05:12 PM

    Does any bank in Sri Lanka lend money to anyone without security? No. Similarly anyone who lends money to Sri Lanka will except some sort of security. Sri Lanka is a banana republic. Now it needs to borrow to pay its past debits plus without any proper economic system, a proper development plan,increasing expenses,corruption and racial violence Sri Lanka will need to borrow more.Lenders know that Sri Lanka wont be able to pay but still they lend. Because in the end Sri Lanka will have to sell its assets to these lenders to settle their loans. No one is our friend. We should be our own friends. Get together and build our country and get out from borrowing habit.Singapore did it. Bolivia has done it.

    BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 09 March 2018 10:28 AM

    Jmmysm - In a country where racism is the best business, all the reality you said will not digest. Singapore Bolivia have humans with basic general knowledge but we have a population who are 95% literate but actually pure buffaloes.

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