India to back Sri Lanka at UNHRC

Mahinda-Samarasinghe India will back Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session in Geneva, Minister in charge of Human Rights Mahinda Samarasinghe said today.

Samarasinghe said that apart from India even Thailand and Malaysia will also back Sri Lanka at the ongoing session.

The US is expected to put forward a resolution on Sri Lanka at the UNHRC calling for the implementation of the recommendations of the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC).

Several European Union (EU) countries will back the resolution on Sri Lanka when the vote is taken later next month if the resolution is submitted.

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