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India in talks with Sri Lanka over its request for debt relief

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India today said it was holding talks with Sri Lanka over its request for postponement of repayment of debt. "The matter has progressed and technical level discussions are presently underway," spokesperson in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs Anurag Srivastava said.

He was responding to a question on the issue at an online media briefing. Sri Lanka is reeling under a major economic crisis and has requested several countries and international donors, including India to provide debt relief.
Asked about reports of Chinese envoy to Nepal Hou Yanqi meeting several leaders in Nepal and whether she was meddling in the country's political turmoil, Srivastava refused to comment. "I have no comment to offer on the internal political situation of Nepal," he said.

Replying to a question on the Enrica Lexie case, Srivastava said there was no delay on the part of the Ministry of External Affairs in informing the Supreme Court and the Kerala government about the verdict of an international tribunal on it.

The tribunal in its judgment said that two Italian marines who shot dead two Indian fishermen cannot be tried in an Indian court. However, it upheld the conduct of the Indian authorities following the incident in 2012.

India accused two Italian marines, Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre, on board the MV Enrica Lexie, an Italian flagged oil tanker, of shooting dead the two Indian fishermen who were on a fishing vessel off Kerala in India's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The incident had taken place off the Kerala coast on February 15, 2012.

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  • DillonDP Friday, 10 July 2020 06:46 PM

    Hmmm guess cause prime said NO to the airport

    MN Friday, 10 July 2020 10:10 PM

    India is not ready,let China to be only country gives unconditional big loans,but hope India is not going to bind this kind concession with ECT Colombo port, which people against doing so

    FF Saturday, 11 July 2020 11:19 PM

    WILL YOU BE WILLING TO AGREE TO THEIR CONDITIONS LIKE 13A ETC


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