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New Zealand FM not visiting SL

2013 Aug 15

The New Zealand Consulate Senaka de Silva in Colombo  rejected reports claiming that the Foreign Minister of New Zealand, Murray McCully will undertake a visit to Sri Lanka, to discuss the controversial ban on Fonterra’s milk powder.

The Foreign Minister of New Zealand has made no such decision to visit the country, Senaka Silva, the Consul General for New Zealand in Sri Lanka told a local newspaper.

Foreign media reports had recently said alleged that Minister McCully is likely to visit the island nation next week to discuss Sri Lanka’s ban on 39 tonnes of Fonterra’s milk powder.

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