Western diplomats refuse to recognise the Rajapaksa government?

Tuesday October 30, 2018

Western diplomats have reportedly told the UNP leadership that they do not recognise the Rajapaksa regime.

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Speaking at a UNP demonstration held at Liberty Roundabout, Colombo, today demanding the parliament be reconvened, the former Health Minister and UNP MP Dr Rajitha Senaratne said Western diplomats have told them that they do not consider the new government of Mahinda Rajapaksa to be legitimate.

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The demonstration took place despite a court order prohibiting it.