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Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov Speaks to Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs Rohitha Bogollagama by Telephone

(06.05.2009)

On May 5, a telephone conversation between Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Rohitha Bogollagama took place at the Sri Lankan sides initiative, during which the Sri Lankan minister briefed on the situation in Sri Lanka evolving in the context of the Sri Lankan governments actions against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam terrorist organization.

There was expressed on the Russian side its support of the efforts of the authorities of Sri Lanka to eliminate the terrorist threat and of the measures to protect the civilian population.

During the conversation, a number of issues in Russian-Sri Lankan cooperation, both in a bilateral format and within international organizations, were also touched on.

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