ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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SRI LANKA-I-Not by Right

to comply with the Sri Lankan government's demand for the withdrawal of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) from that country, Rajiv Gandhi has recently advanced the plea that the India-Sri Lanka accord stipulated that India should look after the security of Sri Lanka and the interests of the Tamil. "We;' he said, "are guarantors of peace in the island'' In a subsequent statement, he reiterated that "withdrawals could be made only through bilateral negotiations and not through unilateral deadlines".

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