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LLRC recommendations not implemented – TNA

[BBC, Saturday, 4 February 2012 17:53 No Comment]

TNA parliamentarian M.A Sumanthiran Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says that the government has not initiated any of the recommendations by the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC).

Responding to President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s remarks on LLRC, at the independent day celebration, TNA parliamentarian, M.A.Sumanthiran said that they are yet to see implementation of these recommendations.

President Mahinda Rajapkasa in his independent day address said that the government has already started implementing what was in the Commission.

“The report was tabled in Parliament on December 17. Since then we have done a lot, President said in his speech.

US letter

TNA MP, Sumanthiran said that they have learnt that the Sri Lanka government had received a letter from the United States asking the government to implement LLRC recommendations.

“US have warned that if the government did not take action, it will pursue on certain international actions,” he said.

He said that TNA do not intend to make nominations to Parliamentary Select Committee as the discussion began with the government is not over.

He said that it was the government that breached the agreement reached between the two parties.

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