Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka regrets political uncertainty in Ukraine
Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 07:31 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka today expressed regret over the "unconstitutional removal" of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych that has aggravated the present political uncertainty in Ukraine.

"In keeping with Sri Lanka's consistent policy of recognizing democratically elected Heads of State, the unconstitutional removal of President Viktor Yanukovych from office is regretted, and has aggravated the present political uncertainty in Ukraine," issuing a statement, Sri Lanka's External Affairs Ministry said in a statement.

While acknowledging the justifiable concerns of the Russian Federation, Sri Lanka said it also welcomes attempts at de-escalating the tension.

"Sri Lanka is confident that the parties concerned would be able to resolve the issues arising out of the recent developments, through a legitimate democratic process, enabling harmonious co-existence of the people of Ukraine," the statement said.

Sri Lanka, has established a closer relationship with Ukraine at bilateral and multilateral levels following the establishment of diplomatic relations with the former Soviet Union state.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Pictures from Kremlin: President of Russia Vladimir Putin meeting with President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena
-- [7 hours ago]
India Sourcing Fair 2017 and India International Textiles Expo 2017 in Colombo
-- [8 hours ago]
Ukrainian captain of MV Avant-Garde granted bail
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka, Russia pledge to enhance economic cooperation
-- [9 hours ago]
UK welcomes Sri Lanka's continued commitment to improving human rights
Sri Lanka consensus resolution adopted at UNHRC without a vote
Sri Lanka's President Sirisena receives Guard of Honor at Kremlin
Sri Lanka strongly condemns terrorist attack in London
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen for poaching in island waters
Private sector technical team proposes to hold off the abolition of current SVAT system

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.