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Rajapaksa slams ‘foreign interferences’ at G77 summit

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has slammed ‘foreign interferences’ for causing ‘chaotic’ situations, whilst at a meeting on the sidelines of the G77 summit in Bolivia.

Rajapaksa was meeting with Namibian Prime Minister Hage Geingob, when he said,

“We must work together to overcome obstacles including unjustified external forces... The situations of the countries which were subjected to foreign interferences are worse today than before. Those countries are more chaotic, and it is the only thing that had happened.”

He went on to state that Sri Lanka had developed and was now at “peace”, adding,“The only ones who are unhappy are the politicians and forces against the country”.

Rajapaksa pictured sitting next to Uruguayan President José Mujica and Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe.

The Sri Lankan President is currently attending the summit in Bolivia, which brings together a loose coalition of 77 developing nations.

Reportedly accompanying the Sri Lankan President were External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris, External Affairs Ministry Monitoring MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena, Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga, External Affairs Ministry Secretary Kshenuka Senewiratne, Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr. Palitha Kohona and Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in Cuba Sarath Dissanayake.

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