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* 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.

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