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SL has the right-Shavendra

2012-04-08 10:05:12
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UN Deputy permanent representative of Sri Lanka Major General Shavendra Silva has said that Sri Lanka has the right to express views with regard to the United Nations since, it is a member country.

Speaking at an event held at the UN- Sri Lanka peace keeping forces training center in Kukulegama, Major General Silva also said that the Sri Lankan peace keeping forces are unique in comparison to those of other countries.

Sri Lankan soldiers have successfully engaged in peace keeping missions in many part of the world and the Sri Lankan Security Forces used indigenous strategies and manpower to eliminate terrorism from the island. Sri Lanka has not imported tactics from foreign countries in this regard, he has said.