Pointing out that Sri Lanka’s security is important to India, the Chairman of BJP’s Committee on Strategic Action and Former Union Minister Dr. Subramanian Swamy told President Mahinda Rajapaksa that the end of the war has benefited Indian security as well……………… read all
Sri Lanka suffered a setback in the fact there was a veto from the principal and governing parties of Tamil Nadu.
Swamy said that there is a shift in foreign policy under the Modi Government of India.
“Our policy is based on national interests which supersedes the interests of States,” he stressed.
Swamy said that all hardliners against Sri Lanka were defeated at the election that was held in May. “State interests will be regarded as an input to make a decision.
There was substantial opposition to President Rajapaksa’s visit to India, but, Prime Minister Narendra Modi overruled that,” he added.
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India will be far more supportive of Sri Lanka’s position at the United Nations Human Rights Council than ever before, former Union Cabinet Minister and the chairman of the BJP Committee for Strategic Action Subramanian Swamy said here on Monday.
Referring to the meeting Dr. Swamy and his team had with President Mahinda Rajapaksa earlier on Monday, he said, “We said let us delink Indo-Lanka relations from Tamil Nadu and problems of the Tamils.”…………… read more
The BJP team told President Rajapaksa that Modi wants “excellent relations with Sri Lanka”, Colombo Page reported. Rajapaksa told the team of Sri Lanka’s interest in establishing a center of excellence in maritime and environmental studies…………… read all