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Patriotic Sri Lankans handed over a letter to the UNHRC in protest of the Commissioner’s oral updates

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor February 29, 2020 12:18

Patriotic Sri Lankans living in the Europe handed over a letter to the Head Office of the UNHRC yesterday in protest of the UN Human Rights High Commissioner’s oral updates against Sri Lanka. Minister of Foreign Affairs Dinesh Gunawardena reiterated that Sri Lankan government and forces were not guilty of war crimes or discriminating minorities.

The Minister added that the government’s prime focus is to answer the problems of the nation through a democratic and constitutional process. Meanwhile, the LTTE diaspora conducted a protest campaign against the Minister’s speech made at the UN Human Rights Council. UK and other members of the UN Human Rights group regarding Sri Lanka namely Canada, Germany, Northern Macedonia and Montenegro informed the UN Human Rights Council that they are regretted regarding Sri Lanka’s decision to withdraw from the co-sponsorship of the resolution 30/1. Meanwhile, patriotic Sri Lankans living in Europe Minister Dinesh Gunawardena and held a discussion on the measures that should be taken against the false propaganda spreading against Sri Lanka. Minister commended the collective moves taken by the patriotic Sri Lankans to safeguard the motherland and appealed them to work with the government to continue this endeavour. Secretary to the Ministry RavinathaAryasinghe was also present at this discussion.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor February 29, 2020 12:18

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