Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka to co-sponsor UN resolution

Mar 3, 2017
By Meera Srinivasan
 
Even as Sri Lanka prepares to co-sponsor a UN resolution at the ongoing Human Rights Council session, seeking more time to fulfil its obligations, the country’s Tamil leadership has called for a time-table and strict monitoring of government initiatives.
 
Currently working on a draft with the U.S., the U.K. and Montenegro, Sri Lanka will soon submit a resolution that, it hopes, will give an extended deadline for the war-battered country to implement promises it made in 2015, the Colombo-based Daily FT reported on Thursday.
 
Read more at: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/sri-lanka-to-cosponsor-un-resolution/article17397593.ece
 
The Hindu, March 3, 2017

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