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UN Chief hopes Lanka to stand by commitment on UNHRC resolution

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New York: The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed hope that Sri Lankan government will abide by the commitment it made to the UN Human Rights Council in October last year when it co-sponsored the UN resolution.

Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary General said that the UN Chief ‘remains hopeful that the Sri Lankan Government stands by its commitments and fully implements the resolution’reports Lanka Page Website.

Ban Ki also recalled that the Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka, affirmed the importance of a credible justice process and international participation in the judicial mechanism.

Secretary General added that the discussions in Sri Lanka on the transitional justice mechanism, including the judicial component, are ongoing.(ANI)

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