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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 79

Switzerland expresses concern over the escalation of violenc

[b]Switzerland expresses concern over the escalation of violence in Sri Lanka[/b]

Sunil C. Perera - Reportinng from Colombo

[b]Colombo, 28 April, ( [/b]Government of Switzerland has expressed grave concern over the deteriorating situation in Sri Lanka. It has urged the parties to embrce the path of dialogue for a rapid re-establishment of security throughout the country.

In a statement released in this regard, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) strongly condemned the attack against Lt. General Sarath Fonseka, Commander of the Sri Lankan Army, on Tuesday in Colombo.

"Coming in the context of deterioration in the situation in Sri Lanka, this attack cannot in any way be justified and marks an unacceptable escalation of the violence," the statement pointed out.

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