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India expresses serious concern over detained fishermen

The Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India Prasad Kariyawasam, to receive a formal demarche made against the large number of fishermen held in Sri Lankan custody, reported the Hindu.

The demarche reflected India’s exasperation over the absence of any movement on the release of Indian fishermen despite several high level interventions, including discussions with Sri Lankan Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa.

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