Sri Lanka has sought the support of Non Aligned Movement nations to ward off the US-sponsored rights resolution against it at the next UN Human Rights Council meet in Geneva.
He left as an embattled PM with BJP baying for his blood over presumptive loss to the nation and came back reinvigorated ready to take on any party.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked the Non-Aligned Movement to take a lead in this and also take a stand based on "universally accepted principles" on Syria.
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