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Lies Agreed Upon:

Sri Lanka ready to clear any misconceptions

The government yesterday reiterated its commitment to reply queries raised in any quarter in the international arena in respect of the humanitarian operation launched by the Security Forces to free over 300,000 people who were held hostage by the LTTE terrorists, any time.

Karunatilleke Amunugama

Commenting on the documentary Lies Agreed Upon which is to be screened before an esteemed audience, including UN officials in New York, Foreign Secretary Karunatilleke Amunugama said that many people in the world are either misinformed or disinformed over what actually happened in Sri Lanka. Amunugama added that members of the international community are using various parameters based on their own perceptions to evaluate what actually happened in Sri Lanka and the government wanted to tell them the actual truth.

A senior diplomat who represented Sri Lanka in many countries as head of mission, Amunugama added that Sri Lankan officials are ready to reply any query raised by the audience in New York.

He said that the documentary Lies Agreed Upon will manly focus on the true state of affairs in relation to the eradication of terrorism.

“We do not want to harp on what the LTTE was and had been carrying on for 30 years but we want to show the world what has actually happened during the humanitarian operation launched by the Security Forces,” he said.

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