Sri Lanka's president denounces U.S. plan for rights resolution

By Reuters | Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:28 PM
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By Shihar Aneez

COLOMBO, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's president denounced Washington's plan to move a U.N. human rights resolution against the island nation on Friday, comparing the U.S. move over alleged war crimes to a professional boxer taking on a schoolboy.

"There should not have been a resolution at all," Mahinda Rajapaksa said in his first news conference with the foreign media in Colombo ...

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