Congress wants Indo-Lanka talks

6f5ca3b3b8India’s Congress party has called for talks between India and Sri Lanka on the fishermen issue.

Senior congress leader and former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar said that it is a national issue and the Indian External Affairs Ministry should hold talks with Sri Lanka and the problem would be solved.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in Parliament that the fishermen problem would be solved through talks “but there is no concrete action,” Aiyar told reporters in India, the Press Trust of India reported. (Colombo Gazette)