20 October, 2020

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Controversial Diplomat Shavendra Silva Slips In And Out Of Mahinda-Ban Meeting

The controversial Deputy Head of Mission to Sri Lanka’s representative office to the UN in New York, Major General Shavendra Silva made a brief entry and exit into the meeting between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon yesterday.

Major General Shavendra Silva

De Silva was pictured briefly leading the Presidential delegation but walked out soon afterwards and did not remain inside the meeting room for the Rajapaksa-Ban talks, sources said.

De Silva was recently excluded from participating in the deliberations of a committee on Peace Keeping Operations advising the UN Secretary General.

The Sri Lankan diplomat was General Officer Commanding of the military’s controversial 58 Division that battled the LTTE in the Wanni in the final days of the conflict. The UN Panel of Experts Report alleged that it was in surrendering to Silva’s 58 Division that several LTTE members were shot dead. The Major General is also the subject of a US lawsuit that accuses him of war crimes.

During the meeting with President Rajapaksa, Ban called for a holistic approach in dealing with the island’s outstanding problems of reconciliation and noted the conduct of the recently concluded Northern provincial elections.

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    Deputy Head of Mission to Sri Lanka’s representative office to the UN in New York, Major General Shavendra Silva

    This is all rubbish, if shavendra officially appointed to that post, then why he has to hide from UN officials

    Is this journalist don’t know what he is talking about or Moon or UN officials are don’t know anything about that Shavendra is the Deputy Head of Mission to Sri Lanka’s representative office to the UN in New York

    Theses stupid journalist writing crap to satisfy LTTE diaspora and try to find day today living out of that crap

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      The UN appears to be a HAVEN for War Crimes Suspects?

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      I see work of people like ‘kris’ is getting harder and harder. You can see the frustration in their posts. Poor SOBs.

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    Who is the idiot here journalist or UN officials

    either journalist can’t understand the official appointment to UN or Un officials don’t know about SS appointment

    Hilarious , these type of article will take LTTE terrorist to fantasy world of elam.

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      [Edited out] kris. Stop crying and digest the truth without blaming anyone. Time is nearing for the war criminals to die like Gadafi abd Sadam Hussain. If you know so much then why didn’t you attend the meeting?

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        I thought the war criminal died a dogs death at Nandikadaal.

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        SingalisM

        Thanks a lot for your brief comment.

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    http://www.slmission.com/news/news-from-other-sources/763-president-arrives-in-new-york-will-address-unga-sept-24-.html

    oy kris…. read this and please shut up, your ignorance only proves that you are an idiot

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      Oy Chris

      Why should i read the other articles , we comment on what is written in this article- idiot

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        btw arent you in Oz Kris?

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        “Why should i read the other articles , we comment on what is written in this article- idiot”
        You sound like a southern gasgemba whose bollocks have been eaten by the pigs while visiting the loo. Even monkey moon says lets take a holistic view.

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      Oy Christoper buroowo

      read what is in the article in your web address and compare with what is in this artcle

      The President and First Lady were welcomed by the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Dr. Palitha Kohona, the Deputy Permanent Representative Maj. Gen. Shavendra Silva, staff members of the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and several members of the Sri Lankan community living in New York City.

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    GOOD WORK

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    Buwaahaa haa haa… Diplomat??

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    Innocent Prabakarn was sent to hell by Shavendra.Thanks to him Sinhala pregnant mothers are not butchered any more.Muslim worshipers are not murdered any more while in prayers.Why not lets award the nobel peace prize to our beloved HR activist Prabakaran posthumously?

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      [Edited out]

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    Easy to explain. Ban Ki Moon would have never posed for a picture, the Rajapaksian so desperatly wants, with Shavendra the war criminal in it. Shavendra is a disgrace to Sri Lanka and should be removed a.s.a.p.

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      Benett
      May be your dad is the person to appoint to that post instead of Shavendra

      What a joker you are

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    UN after failing miserably to protect hundreds of thousands of Tamil civilians during the war in Vanni in 2009 entertaining two war criminals.

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    sigh kris…. either way you look at it… shavendra silva is the deputy permanent representative second only to the permanent representative who is palitha kohona who is the head of the mission.

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    Shavendra Silva should be commended for eliminating without prejudice, the war criminals from our midst.

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    Shavendra Silva obviously did not want to be seen with or identify himself with a war criminal in Mahinda Rajapaksa. Quite understandable. Bensen

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    He is controversial only to the terrorists, their pathetic defeated tamil scum who cannot see bare to see the sight of this man. For every peace loving SL this man and other like him brought the lasting peace to SL by walking over the bodies of dead terrorist and their supports. Tiger supporters, who are ranting here with uncontrollable rage, just think, it is because of this man that kith and kin that you left behind to rot in SL under your terrorist master, were able to vote for the first time in 25 years and elect the leaders they wanted. Ungrateful pigs!

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      They say when so many lies have accumulated the truth lies not on the leaves of the tree but at its very roots.
      Once again Silva’s participation was “not appropriate or helpful”, and went on to say that “he will not participate in its deliberations”.

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    Who has made Shavendra Silva an accused? Tamil diaspora. ? Joke of the day.

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      Rod

      Joke of the day.

      What was the joke?

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    Sharvanada will be removed from his post soon. The reason that will be spun would go like this…”Major Sharvanada after doing an excellent job at the UN, especially defeating the LTTE diaspora propaganda has now been promoted to the Presidential Secretariat or to a foreign mission (may be China) as the High Commissioner”. Time is up for you Major.

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      Revenge could go until the same treatments like to SF.

      Rajapakshas are rhythmless by their genetics.

      This they proved multiple times on northern soils and lately also in sinhalese areas. No proper reasons to even be killed by them. They don’t have margins.

      Good luck to stupid masses that stay hell bent to him.

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    poor guy …..his jopb was to slip in and out of Mahinda.
    Now he has to slip out of Mahinda slip into Moon and slip out of Moon and slip in to Mahinda

    well well if he wants to keep his job in UN….

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    [Edited out]

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    Silva….the man who has all the evidence on Gota.

    :-)

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