India Calls "Baseless" Reports It Helped Lanka President Flee To Maldives
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India Calls "Baseless" Reports It Helped Lanka President Flee To Maldives

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July 13, 2022

The Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka has dismissed "baseless" and "speculative" media reports that said that India has facilitated President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's exit from the country.


New Delhi, 13 July 2022

As per news report of NDTV,  According to reports, Gotabaya had fled the crisis-hit island country hours before he was scheduled to resign from the post. "High Commission categorically denies baseless and speculative media reports that India facilitated the recent reported travel of @gotabayar @Realbrajapaksa out of Sri Lanka," the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka tweeted. "It is reiterated that India will continue to support the people of Sri Lanka as they seek to realize their aspirations for prosperity and progress through democratic means and values, established democratic institutions and constitutional framework," it added. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his wife along with two bodyguards travelled to the Maldives after full approval of the country's Defence Ministry, Sri Lanka officials confirmed on Wednesday.

Source -NDTV

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