18 October, 2019

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Commonwealth Values: New Zealand Gets Elephants, Sri Lanka Gets Patrol Boats

Australia will give Sri Lanka two patrol boats to intercept asylum seekers in Sri Lankan waters under a deal to be signed on Sunday and New Zealand getting elephant from Sri Lanka.

The Sri Lankan government has praised New Zealand for its stance at this weekend’s controversial Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Colombo and says its sending an elephant to New Zealand as a symbol of the two countries’ friendship, New Zealand media repots.

The gift of two patrol boats is understood to be part of a memorandum of understanding to be signed between the countries, designed to curb the already diminished flow of asylum seeker boats from Sri Lanka, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

 

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    two patrol boats?…hey hey the Navy will use them to smuggle more refugges to Austrlaia.

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      These boats are to held keep RACIST New Zealand and Australia WHITE.. Rajapassa Navy while land grabbing along the Lanka coast will carry out Australia and New Zealand’s racist policies and prevent boat people from Asia and Africa going to the land of Kangaroos!

      This CHOGM circus has many uses :
      1. sustaining the Common Poverty of Nations of the global south.
      2. Promoting racist policies in the name of national security.

      Racist NZ and AUSAID will help Rajapass’s Navy’s Human Rights violations by giving them boats. The Sri Lanka Nave have land-grabbed the entire northeast coast including prime private lands in the guise of “National Security” from the minorities for itself and the Rajapassa Hotel Development cronies.
      Time to SHUT DOWN THE COMMONWEALTH OF CLOWNS that promotes racism in Lanka and internationally while pretending its core values are Human Rights!

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        not untrue, unfortunately. Rajapaksas would do anything for white supremacists…how does the saying go…? Birds of a feather…flock together…

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      NO !!! these are 2 “RETIRED” boats, SL cant afford to risk the lives of naval officers, so lets use it to stop Illegal Poaching by the Indians..

      IF the Indians shoot at it…complain to Australia that the boats were shot at… and seek damage..

      BTW “DONATING” “retired” boats is VERY cheap for a country’s integrity… more like they want to get rid of their JUNK…so let SL in return use these as SCRAP iron…

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        Snowdon

        Do not think SL Navy cheap like that. They have their own boat building yard in Kalutara. Those were used to perish your monkey navy in sea battles at the last stages.

        These Aussie boats would have been given to your Peelam Navy who tired hard to build gun boats in Mullativu Jungles using the scarp from your “Previous Saviour Norway Vikings”.

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          duh..READ and UNDERSTAND what was written b4 u spout ur mouth.. I wasnt saying ANYTHING NEGATIVE about the SL navy… My comment is in support of em.. MY peelam? LMAO … dum fuq Try to comprehend b4 u respond…

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      Yeah – they did in the past, bt Australia may hide a GPS somewhere to track Sri Lankan game!!!!

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      RajasH

      You did the right thing at the right time. You know what is mean? Was it a difficult journey in the endless sea?

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        hadagamba
        For your kind information I was flew 1st Class Sri Lankan Airlines with a diplomatic passport you know what I mean wink wink nudge nudge

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          RajaH

          Really – 1st class boat wreckage with diplomatic “no” passport through the back door to be a burden to tax payers of your adopted country. Your comments in CT forums reflect that very well..

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            no no read my post carefully

            I was put on a Sri Lankan air line, 1st Class, and a diplomatic passport was thrusted in to my hands, to attend nature conservation seminar in London.

            I am back in Sri Lanka now and helped cut all the tress in Colombo

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      We will use these two patrol boats to ram in to the fishing boats carrying the defeated Tamil terrorists.The buggers can RIP in mid sea.Will save all of us a lot of trouble.

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      Heheehh its ok, we will have fewer LTTE sympathisers left in SLK

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    Commonwealth is all about sharing wealth.

    Aussies gave 02 boats to check bogus asylum seekers.

    SL gave Elephants to NZ for NZ kids to see & play around.

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      famous quote from Mahathir the ex Malaysian President
      Commonwealth where wealth is not common

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    NZ get elephants? we will get Elephant milk in return

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      We know what you separatists want is tiger milk to drink and tiger cubs to play about.

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      LOL….packed as “ANCHOR”

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        and also infant milk

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      Why do you need elephant milk?

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      RajasH

      One of them is from UNP. Ranil Nikkammmasighe. He could entertain kids in NZ. Oh!!!! No, NO !!!!!!!!!!!!! His likes little boys.

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    New Zealand tries to get a seat in 15 Member UN Security council. But their diplomacy seems like agriculture and elephant. Remember one their biggest export market is Sri Lanka. Therefore they will listen to Sri Lanka whatever it tells.

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    Australia is buying old fishing boats. I don’t know why they gave some old boats to Sri Lanka. Nowadays Australians greet each other “Good Boating”
    This government want to encourage more people smuggling so that they can be in power. Have no capability to device any policy.
    More refugees will arrive now because more boats for the people smugglers.

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      the boats are to say thank you from Joh Abbott the australian primier for the young boys and girls who entertained us in our hotel. Thanks GOTA he meant to say.

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    Elephants? Govt promoting UNP? Can’t be!

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