Russian and Chinese state leaders have assured President Rajapaksa their full support to Sri Lanka at any time. They said they will leave no room for unnecessary international interference.
The two leaders gave this assurance during discussions with the President after the state leaders Session’s of the International Economic Forum which commenced at Saint Petersburg. The Sri Lankan President during a meeting with his Russian Counterpart Dmitry Medvedew thanked him for always supporting Sri Lanka. He expressed his willingness to tour Sri Lanka. In the meantime the Chinese President Hu Jintao during a meeting with the President emphasized that he and his country were prepared to give the necessary strength and courage to Sri Lanka to rise against foreign forces. A group including many Parliamentarians was present.