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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2707

Sri Lanka condemns attack on Afghan Parliament

Colombo, 23 June, (Asiantribune.com):

President Maithripala Sirisena condemned the terrorist attack on Afghanistan Parliament. Describing it as a heinous act of terrorism, he said reiterated the collective need to defeat terrorism and other threats to democracy.

Full statement issued by the President is as follows:

“I condemn the attack on the Parliament of Afghanistan, a fellow democracy in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), as a heinous act of terrorism. Such attempts to subvert the country’s democracy should not deter Afghanistan in its fight against this menace.

As a nation that fought terrorism for nearly three decades and successfully eradicated it,Sri Lanka empathizes with
the victims and their families and wish those wounded in the attack a speedy recovery.

We stand in solidarity with the Members of the Afghan Parliament and reiterate the collective need to defeat terrorism and other threats to democracy.”

- Asian Tribune -

Sri Lanka condemns attack on Afghan Parliament
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