UK government looses to Sri Lanka’s ”Time buying technique”.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — A Sri Lankan diplomat has briefed the president of the U.N. Human Rights Council on the government’s decision to withdraw from a 2015 resolution calling for an investigation into alleged human-rights violations committed during the country’s long civil war. Foreign Ministry Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha met Human Rights Council President Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger in Geneva and informed her that Sri Lanka’s Cabinet has decided to withdraw from the resolution, the Foreign ministry said Saturday. Sri Lanka’s prime minister had announced on Wednesday the government’s decision to withdraw. Foreign…

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A two-State solution or a Greater Israel

On January 28, 2020, standing alongside Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, at a White House press conference, US President Trump unveiled his peace plan to settle the Israeli-Palestine conflict.The Palestinians should have been in attendance. But they were not invited.If the plan, termed ‘The deal of the century’ by its principal author -the US President- was a serious attempt to broker peace between Israel and Palestine was serious about finding a solution, the Israel-Palestine conflict, the Palestinians too should have been involved in the preparation and unveiling of the document.The plan, on…

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SL delegation heads to Geneva to work towards UNHRC resolution closure

Govt. requests meeting with HR Commissioner  Foreign Relations Minister Gunawardena to announce to Council Govt.’s decision to withdraw from co-sponsorship of resolution Will address UNHRC 43rd session on Wednesday OHCHR will present written review on Sri Lanka’s progress on Resolution 40/1 on Thursday By Chandani Kirinde Sri Lanka has requested a meeting with the UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet as the country begins to work towards the closure of a contentious UNHRC Resolution on Promoting Reconciliation, Accountability and Human Rights in Sri Lanka at the 43rd Session of…

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