Cabinet condemns Fonseka comments

2009-12-23 16:13:45

Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayake in a special statement said that the cabinet condemns comments made by Former Chief of Defense Staff General Sarath Fonseka that allege senior LTTE officials were shot dead by the army on the orders of the government despite surrende

The cabinet has decided to take prompt action if military officers traveling overseas or living overseas face any threat internationally because of the comments made by the General


The Prime Minister said that the cabinet is ‘appalled at the total irresponsibility and blatant statement of General Sarath Fonseka’s which is reckless and entirely without foundation.”


The Cabinet condemned unreservedly the ‘malicious and contemptible attempt’ by General (Rtd) Fonseka to ‘cast wholly unwarranted aspersions on the honor and integrity of the security forces and to assail their richly deserved reputation.’

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