24 October, 2017

WikiLeaks: Gota Requests US Law Enforcement Assistance To Address Civilian-Military Issues

“Highlighting a reduction in civilian casualties as ‘the one thing to improve,’ Sri Lankan Secretary of Defense Gota Raja colombotelegraphGotabaya Rajapaksa requested U.S. law enforcement assistance to address civilian-military issues and improve communication. The GSL has taken measures to reduce civilian casualties in the fight against the LTTE, he stated.” US Embassy Manila (Philippines) informed Washington.

A classified diplomatic cable which details a meeting the US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte had with Gotabaya Rajapaksa on July 31, 2007. The Colombo Telegraph found the related US diplomatic cable from the WikiLeaks database.

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    When will Gota ask again for “US Law Enforcement Assistance To Address Civilian-Military Issues”???

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      The warnings about impending SANCTIONS against the Rajapassa regime in Sri Lanka are coming in thick! From Cameron to Akashi, the Pope to EU and of course the UN and US – Rajapassa will have to come clean or face the music. Gota is being read the riot act on no uncertain terms.. The US is systematic and slow and moving ahead on the matter. Rajapassa will not be able to play ball with the International Community for much longer.. MR Dallying meanwhile with African dictators who also have war crimes on their hands – Uganda’s Museveni and Kenyas’s Uhuru Kenyata and China to counter the gathering international storm over Sri Lanka will go nowhere this time. Rajapassa will be a scapegoat – caught in the great game between the west and China – let us watch the fun!
      The Rajapassa cookie is crumbling in Sri Lanka and here is a golden opportunity for the opposition to explain to Sinhalaya Modyas that the sanctions are NOT against the Sri Lanka people but against the Corrupt Rajapassa military dictatorship.
      Question is, is the frigging MORONIC opposition political formation with the UNP beyond repair due to Ranil Wickramasinghe’s dictatorship and collaboration with MR and Sajith Premadasa’s lies, corruption and incapacity) ,preparing Sri Lankans for the coming storm and international sanctions – to get rid of Rajapassa dictatorship before it destroys Lanka from within and without? It should be clearly saidn that the sanctions are NOT against Sri Lankan people BUT the JARAPASSA corrupt and criminal regime..

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    Wrong move!

    What SL should have done was increase Tamil civilian casualties as much as possible. Then there would be fewer TNA voters today.

    Kothapaya is not that intelligent.

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      watch out F-U-Kushima, very soon you will be a casualty too !

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    Not only Bush Jr. had a thick cranium his staff officials namely the Embassy (Phillippines), too, are of the same stock to believe white van organiser Gotabhaya Rajapakse and to inform the State Department that “The GSL has taken measures to reduce civilian casualties in the fight against the LTTE”. The civilians in hospitals and designated ‘safe fire zone’ were rained with bombs to kill and an estimated 146,000 are still unaccounted for. The UN admitted their fault in withdrawing its staff from the war zone to give a blank cheque to Rajapakse to kill the civilians along with LTTE as he wanted without any witness. He did not realise the technology has advanced to the extent of seeing the killings without naked eyes was possible.

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    Is this not an admission of civilian casualties caused by military action? How can we then have claimed to have had ‘ZERO CIVILIAN CASUALTIES’ ? This has been the credibility problem for Sri Lanka.

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      No the problem is they forget what they said just after they say it. This is why IC keep complaining that SL has not kept its promises, in their defense they just cannot remember.

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      what else can you expect from these moda jara pakshes

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    After the usual Sinhala victory celebration in February 2014 and the Geneva human rights council meeting in March 2014, a Truth and Reconciliation Process can be started.

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      cannot.. 700 million tamils live around the world.. we just 15 million sinhalese.. what you can do… what you did to protect prabhakaran ?? you all failed

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        We are killing two birds in one stone. Moda MR brothers and the singhalese did’t understand this. We are using MR brothers to achive our goals.

        Hope the modays can understand now. You maodayas are too slow.

        We fooled the modays.

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      the way to go forward

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    Rajapaksha Government is anyway a killing machine………

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    we are so scared oh oh oh we are wetting our pants….pillai n jayalaita going to have a party with TN paying another 4 billion croe ha ha ha hey stop gas bagging learn to sit and shit… SL may allow chiese to open naval base in Kachittu if want to know how oraba went to ealam hell ask me i tell u thosa eating wankers

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    I was in TN last year – most locals have no toilets so they use open spaces in full view of other locals and tourist. There is standing room only for these Jayalitha people . They have no choice but to stand and shit – cant change that terry perera.

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    Dude,

    “The Rajapassa cookie is crumbling in Sri Lanka and here is a golden opportunity for the opposition to explain to Sinhalaya Modyas that the sanctions are NOT against the Sri Lanka people but against the Corrupt Rajapassa military dictatorship.”

    As you quite correctly says the sactions will be against the Rajapassas, so do not get too excited ,you ugly demalas won’t win your demands for a seperate state.

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