India Rejects "Speculative Reports" About Sending Troops To Sri Lanka
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India Rejects "Speculative Reports" About Sending Troops To Sri Lanka

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May 11, 2022

The Indian High Commission today categorically dismissed speculative media reports about New Delhi sending troops to Colombo, saying India is fully supportive of Sri Lanka's democracy, stability and economic recovery.


New Delhi, 11 May 2022

As per news report of NDTV, The denial from the Indian mission came a day after it refuted as "fake and blatantly false" local social media speculation that former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family members have fled to India. The whereabouts of Mahinda Rajapaksa has been speculated since his resignation on Monday. It was reported that Mahinda had left his office-cum-official residence, Temple Trees. India on Tuesday said it is "fully supportive" of the island nation's democracy, stability and economic recovery. "The High Commission would like to categorically deny speculative reports in sections of media and social media about #India sending her troops to Sri Lanka. These reports and such views are also not in keeping with the position of the Government of #India," the Indian mission said on Twitter.

Source - NDTV

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