Thursday, November 5, 2009

General Fonseka was not subjected to any questioning in U.S.

The Chief of Defence Staff General Sarath Fonseka was not subjected to any questioning prior to his departure yesterday by the United States Department of Homeland Security or any other agency of the US Government.

Last month, the General who was then in the United States received a letter from the Department of Homeland Security requesting that he present himself for an interview, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs states.

Meanwhile Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the United States, Jaliya Wickramasuriya, expressed gratitude to the US government for consultations that allowed General Sarath Fonsaka, Chief of Defense Staff, to forego an interview with the US Department of Homeland Security.

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