India on Wednesday dismissed as “factually incorrect” media stories that claimed it sought to make use of Sri Lankan airspace for a joint navy train with a 3rd nation.
“We now have seen some media stories stating that authorities in Sri Lanka declined a request by India to make use of Sri Lankan airspace for a Joint Army Train with a 3rd nation. Excessive Fee of India wish to deny these stories as they’re factually incorrect,” the Indian Excessive Fee stated in an announcement.
It stated that “no such request has been made by India for utilizing the Sri Lankan airspace within the current previous for the aim of any joint train with a 3rd nation.”
The Excessive Fee, nevertheless, didn’t point out which media had speculated on the purported Sri Lankan denial of India’s request.
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