Hilary, Krishna wants IDPs
United States and India on Friday agreed on the
importance of resettling
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia
Robert Blake told journalists that
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and
External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna during a
bilateral meeting in New York touched on the IDP
situation in Sri Lanka.
touched on the situation in Sri Lanka, where I think we
have very similar views. The
particularly I think both of us agree on the importance
of Sri Lanka resettling almost 300,000 internally
displaced people who remain in the camps,” Blake said.
Meanwhile, during meeting with Foreign Minister Rohitha
Bogollagama late last week, Krishna had emphasized the
need to speed up the Sri Lankan government’s