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Vasan firm on Lanka issue

2014 Jan 07

India’s Union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan reiterated his demand that India should never enter into an agreement with Sri Lanka for providing training to the country’s armed forces.

He also expressed the hope that a solution to the problem being faced by fishermen of the Tamil Nadu State would be arrived at a meeting between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka.

“The Ministry of the External Affairs is preparing agenda for the meeting slated to be held on January 20,” he said.

Vasan said this after inaugurating a free health camp for workers under the Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme at the Chennai Port Trust, The Hindu newspaper reported.

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