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SL faces an economic war by Tamil diaspora - Peiris

Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Minister, G.L. Peiris, said the island was facing an 'economic war' from foreign groups, during a defence seminar on Wednesday, reported Xinhua.

Peiris said that the vast majority of the groups were Tamil diaspora organisations and that Sri Lanka’s economy is being targeted by the Tamil diaspora participating in campaigns that compel tourists to boycott travelling to Sri Lanka.

Peiris went on to say that he regretted attempts to internationalise the 'Sri Lankan situation' and seek a external solution to the conflict.

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