On Monday, Sri Lankan fishermen refused a talk offer by their Indian counterparts to visit them and discuss their issues, including poaching.
They termed it a futile effort to solve the issue.
"When the prime ministers of the two countries could not sort out the problem, how can we fishing community representatives resolve," said Vinayagamurthi Sahadevan, a Sri Lankan fishing organisation official.
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Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe paid a visit to India. It was his first official visit abroad since winning the parliamentary election in August.