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GL: No Pressure From India

Jul 9, 2011 2:17:56 AM - thesundayleader.lk

External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L Peiris says that the government was not under any pressure fromIndia.

Prof. Peiris has made this statement in response to concerns raised the UNP and JVP thatSri Lankahad been forced to enter into an agreement withIndia.

The agreement signed during a recent visit toIndiaby Prof Peiris is said to be a threat to the economy and security ofSri Lanka.

Prof. Peiris however has said that Sri Lanka was not under any pressure and maintains cordial ties with India and will continue to do so.