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Agreements with US pose no threat to SL sovereignty – Mangala

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera today defended two controversial defence agreements - one proposed, one already entered into - with the United States Government, as well as a US-funded monetary aid package that have come under heavy criticism from sections of the Opposition.

Opposition questions media blackout on search operations

Opposition lawmakers today (9) questioned the Government's decision to bar the media from covering police hauls of swords and knives in search operations carried out in the wake of the Easter bombings.