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UK wants LLRC report implemented

[The Sunday Leader.lk, Monday, 26 March 2012 18:53 No Comment]

UK Foreign Office Minister Jeremy BrowneBritain has urged the Sri Lankan government to implement the recommendations of the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) as soon as possible.

UK Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne said that the vote on the resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) underlines the importance that governments across the world attach to supporting lasting peace and reconciliation in Sri Lanka.

“I also welcome the outcome of the vote on the Sri Lanka resolution. This underlines the importance that governments across the world attach to supporting lasting peace and reconciliation in Sri Lanka. We urge the Sri Lankan Government to take the necessary steps to implement the recommendations of their Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission as soon as possible,” he said in a statement today.

He further said that Britain will continue to work with its international partners on several issues, to support the work of the UN Human Rights Council and ensure that those who are responsible for human rights violations and abuses are held to account by the international community.

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