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Thursday, 01 October 2015 - 8:22
Human Rights report on Sri Lanka taken up for debate; Support from 29 countries.
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Sri Lanka assured that the report of Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on "promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka" presented to the 30th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva and its recommendations will receive due attention.

Responding to the OHCHR report presented by the High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein yesterday, Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha said the OHCHR report and its recommendations including the new mechanisms that are envisage to be set up, will receive due attention of the relevant authorities.

He further said that Sri Lanka has already taken and intends to take steps in achieving reconciliation and upholding of human rights including the mechanism for truth seeking, justice reparations and non-recurrence through consultations with all stakeholders.

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