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Friday, 07 February 2014 - 13:02
Video: UN states that investigations cannot be initiated against SL without its members agreement.
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The spokesman of UN Secretary General Ban Ke-moon stressed that if it is necessary to hold an international investigation into any alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, that decision should be taken by UN member states.

During a daily media briefing held at the UN Headquarters in New York yesterday, UN General Secretary’s Acting spokesman Farhan Haq said that the UN authorities are getting awareness of all relevant information.

Farhan Haq was answering the Inner City Press representative who constantly questions Sri Lanka’s alleged war crimes during UN media briefings in New York.

Meanwhile Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Australia Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe said that no crime has taken place against humanity during the war in Sri Lanka.

Speaking to S.B.S. media service in Australia, Admiral Samarasinghe said that civilians might get injured during the unpleasant war in the country.

He said however that Armed Forced did not launch operations nor they target civilians.

Admiral Samarasinghe completely refuted such allegations by any party.

Meanwhile addressing a ceremony held in Colombo yesterday Private Transport Minster C.B. Rathnayake said that people should unite themselves despite party colors to restore freedom of the country.

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