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Sri Lanka’s Army Commander lashes out at ‘foreign intervention’

Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya has slated concerns raised by foreign representatives about army camps in the island’s North-East.

Jayasuriya further added that the LLRC reported no deliberate targeting of civilians by the army during the war and praised the army’s role in developing the country as “peacetime troops”.

Speaking on a state-run radio station, the Sri Lankan Army Commander defended criticisms, claiming that only three army camps were currently present in the Jaffna Peninsula and added that “foreigners have no right to decide where the army camps of this country should be maintained”.

See the report from ColomboPage here

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