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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said a number of foreign envoys expressed their concerns over President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to implement the death penalty.

“Met with the foreign ambassadors regarding the President's decision to implement the death penalty. They have expressed their concerns over this development,” the Prime Minister said.

  Comments - 8

  • Haramanis Monday, 01 July 2019 03:58 PM

    This is blatent Interference in the internal affairs of Sri Lanka - why do we tolerate this nonsense???

    Lord Wolfstein Monday, 01 July 2019 05:20 PM

    This is not interference in internal affairs, it's about human rights. In the meantime it has turned out that only a lonely madman wants executions among our politicians.

    Anmanpan Monday, 01 July 2019 04:03 PM

    Mr.Prime Minister, give Gamarala enough rope to hang himself.

    Ravi Monday, 01 July 2019 04:22 PM

    Why the diplomats in Singapore keep quiet while Singapore executes criminals very frequently.

    Lord Wolfstein Monday, 01 July 2019 05:16 PM

    Singapore has never abolished the death penalty, while just a year ago Sri Lanka reaffirmed its commitment to the UN not to carry out the death penalty .Furthermore, one must not execute the barbaric laws of other countries.

    Drug Maniac Monday, 01 July 2019 05:10 PM

    Is the way diplomats help a piece loving nation. We don't want to create a drug economy. You introduced alcohol

    ron Monday, 01 July 2019 05:16 PM

    The envoys want drugs to destroy this country so they setup military bases here..simple as that,,No one offers solutions to the drug problem..

    jaliya Tuesday, 02 July 2019 08:20 AM

    Ron, why are we seeking the help of the international communities for the internal matters of SLK ? Our political clan created this problem over the past 70 years, did we not ?


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