Japan’s Special Representative Yasushi Akashi has said that the Sri Lankan Government is honestly dedicated to a strong peace programme.
He made this comment when he called on Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne. The meeting took place at the Prime Minister’s Office. No room has been left for any group within Sri Lanka to be operative against any other regime. Similarly the Prime Minister emphasized that it is the onus of any State to crackdown on any outfit which is active on its soil against Sri Lanka.
Giving his views, Mr. Akashi opined that no country should permit such a thing to happen. He noted that Japan was on alert in this respect.