US To Encourage Sri Lanka On Reconciliation In Line With Resolution

Friday, 15 April 2016 - 16:02

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The United States will be encouraging reconciliation and justice in Sri Lanka in keeping with the joint resolution the Government co-sponsored with the US at the UN Human Rights Council, US Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski said.

He said this after releasing the 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices compiled by the US State Department.

Also speaking at the event, Us Secretary of State John Kerry said that the world has seen important democratic gains in such countries as Tunisia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Burma, though in each there are challenges that still need to be overcome.



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