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India is yet to decide.
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India is yet to take a position on the U.S.-backed resolution against Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

India is still to take a stand on the resolution backed by Norway and western countries, besides the U.S., though Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has written twice to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demanding that New Delhi go with it, while Pakistan, along with the Organisation of Islamic Countries, Russia and China, has supported Sri Lanka.

Pakistan has said on behalf of the OIC that they strongly believe that Sri Lanka must be provided with the time and space required to continue with its genuine national endeavours towards achieving this objective, without external pressure.

Russia and China have expressed similar sentiments, opposing attempts by western countries to hold a country accountable while it is trying to come to terms with the ethnic divide and a decades-long conflict.

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