Sri Lanka has sought India`s assistance to reach a consensus among political parties on a home-grown solution to the reconciliation process of all ethnic minorities, including Tamils.Jul 12, 2014, 21:40 PM IST
Repatriation of Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka and ways to speed up trade dominated discussions between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris who called on her Friday.Jul 11, 2014, 10:19 AM IST
Sri Lankan Foreign Minister GL Peiris will be visiting India next week to hold talks with his counterpart Sushma Swaraj during which key issues, including the welfare of Tamils in Lanka and fishermen, are expected to be discussed.Jul 04, 2014, 00:59 AM IST
Sri Lanka has freed at least 20 Indian fishermen, even as the foreign ministers from the two countries spoke over phone to resolve the issue.Jan 14, 2014, 20:53 PM IST
Some countries had to support the UN resolutions against Sri Lanka over its human rights records due to factors which affected their bilateral relationship with the US, External affairs minister GL Peiris said.Dec 07, 2013, 22:35 PM IST
Sri Lanka on Saturday said its ties with India are at a high pedestal and are moving forward smoothly.Jul 06, 2013, 14:52 PM IST
Sri Lanka has slammed the US move to introduce a fresh UN resolution against the country over its alleged war crimes committed during the civil war.Feb 02, 2013, 15:06 PM IST
Sri Lanka o Tuesday said that the visit of a team of officials from the UN Human Rights Commissioner Navy Pillai`s office is not related to the March resolution adopted against the country on its rights record.Sep 11, 2012, 17:25 PM IST
The advisory stated there was an upsurge in nationalism and anti-Western rhetoric in Sri Lanka and cautioned Britons visiting, working or residing in the country to be extra vigilant at all times.Sep 03, 2012, 00:00 AM IST
Sri Lankan Foreign Minister, GM Peiris, presented to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a detailed reconciliation plan.May 19, 2012, 10:11 AM IST
Sri Lanka has cautioned the US against imposing any foreign solution to the issues concerning its people.May 16, 2012, 13:41 PM IST
The Sri Lankan government has decided to shut down some of its embassies in Europe, the external affairs ministry said Tuesday.Mar 27, 2012, 14:22 PM IST
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to
make the LLRC findings into the three-decade ethnic conflict public.
Sri Lanka Foreign Minister GL Peiris
claimed that the outcome of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting was "a Lankan triumph".