Author : Manoj Joshi

Originally Published 2013-05-24 00:00:00 Published on May 24, 2013
Just because China now seems to be in a hurry to move on the border issue should not be cause for New Delhi to reciprocate. We need to weigh the issues carefully and see what serves our interest the best. Anyway, we are not likely to see a final resolution of the border issue in a hurry
No closure to India-China border flare- up

Defence spokesman Keheliya Rambukwelle said that there was no room for inviting a UN human rights monitoring mission to Sri Lanka as such move will affect the sovereignty of the country and would question the ability of the Sri Lankan authorities to carry out their own inquiries. “We don’t have any doubt in our process. To have an international monitoring mission will be an infringement on our sovereignty,” Rambukwella told the weekly media briefing on Monday responding to the report released by the Human Rights Watch (HRW). The spokesman stressed that the government was doing its best to deal with the allegations of human rights violations. “We are taking every possible step to maintain human rights by ourselves and don’t like others to intervene in internal issues. We don’t have any doubt in our process,” he added

Source: Colombo Page, August 07, 2007.

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Manoj Joshi

Manoj Joshi

Manoj Joshi is a Distinguished Fellow at the ORF. He has been a journalist specialising on national and international politics and is a commentator and ...

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