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Press-conference to mark the 55th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations

On February 22, 2012 within the framework of the celebration of the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Sri Lanka a press conference with participation of H.E. Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka, Hon.Susil Premajayantha, Minister of Petroleum Industries, President of the Sri Lanka Russia Friendship Society, Dr. Saman Weerasinghe, Advisor to H.E. President, General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Russia Friendship Society was organized by the Russian Embassy and the Russian Cultural Centre in Colombo. Representatives of mass media, graduates from the Russian universities were also present.

H.E. Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov and Hon. Minister Susil Premajayantha pointed out the successful development of the friendly relations between Russia and Sri Lanka in all spheres which had become especially active during the recent years. Answering the questions of the journalists H.E.Ambassador informed about the position of the Government of the Russian Federation regarding the human right situation in Sri Lanka as well as on the current international issues including the situation in Syria.

 

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