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United States applauded the administration of President Maithripala Sirisena for its continuing efforts to promote reconciliation.

Statement issued by mark C Toner, Acting Spokesperson of the State Department in Washington said that United States was pleased that Sri Lanka had agreed once again to co-sponsor the resolution, and invited like-minded UN members to demonstrate support for reconciliation and peace in Sri Lanka by adding their names to the list of cosponsors.

The US stated that the UNHRC resolution on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka would help ensure a non-recurrence of conflict, and strengthen democratic governance and freedoms for all Sri Lankans.

Full Statement issued by the US State Department:

On Monday, March 13 at the UN Human Rights Council the United States and other members of the Friends of Sri Lanka Core Group tabled a draft resolution on promoting reconciliation, accountability, and human rights in Sri Lanka that reflects our enduring commitment to lasting peace and justice for all the people of Sri Lanka.


The United States worked in close consultation with the United Kingdom, Montenegro, and Macedonia, and in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka, to draft the resolution. We look forward to the adoption of the text, which will support reconciliation and justice in Sri Lanka, help ensure a non-recurrence of conflict, and strengthen democratic governance and freedoms for all Sri Lankans.

The United States is pleased that Sri Lanka has agreed once again to co-sponsor the resolution, and invites like-minded UN members to demonstrate support for reconciliation and peace in Sri Lanka by adding their names to the list of cosponsors. The United States applauds the administration of President Sirisena for its continuing efforts to promote reconciliation.

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  • TJ Thursday, 16 March 2017 04:52 PM

    Ha...ha..ha.. US is running with the hare and hunting with the hound.

    lankan Thursday, 16 March 2017 06:53 PM

    Really????? it depends who govern Sri Lanka, if they are favorable to US then everything fine!

    slwala@hotmail.com Thursday, 16 March 2017 10:27 PM

    U.S.A. is barking the wrong tree. MS just cannot do what U.S.A. expects of him. MS's first obligation is to the people of Sri Lanka and Sri Lankans will never allow a situation to split the country and Tamils will never have a separate so-called homeland which they never ever had. So, sucking up to MS seems a long drawn pipe dream. Politically, MS is gasping for oxygen for the survival of his underperforming Yahapalanaya government.

    An Obserever Friday, 17 March 2017 05:18 AM

    Our constitution is not the same as the US ,the President is executive no doubt but he has no veto powers nor could he seek Bi Partisan support on any decision today for the people appeal directly to the Prime Minister who decides even on a Christmas tree .


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