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Sri Lanka has called on Israel to withdraw from the occupied Palestinian territory saying sustainable peace could only be obtained if Israel were to withdraw from the territories back to the 1967 borders and end the blockade, illegal expansion of settlements and the construction of the separation wall.

Sri Lanka's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York Bandula Jayasekara, speaking at the UN Security Council said his country believed that a resolution of the Palestinian conflict was crucial in restoring peace in the Middle East, and had therefore called on all sides to fully implement resolutions regarding both the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people and the two-State solution.

While the relaxation of restrictions regarding the economic blockade in the Occupied Palestinian Territory were noted, there were still deep concerns about the daily suffering and hardships the Palestinian people continued to endure while living under occupation, he said.

The Palestinian Authority, in honouring its obligations, needed to implement its security plan to ensure its territory was not used for illegal attacks on Israeli civilians. Allegations of illegal arms flows must be investigated. Both sides must do everything possible to ensure the safety and security of civilians, Jayasekara further added.

He noted that Sri Lanka supported the Palestinian Authority under the leadership of President Mahmoud Abbas, as well as international efforts for early resumption of negotiations, and cited the unity of the Palestinian people as essential to the process for lasting peace.

He hoped both sides would ensure a climate conducive for the resumption of negotiations and regretted that the announcement of new settlement construction had resulted in a setback to the progress made.

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  • Thursday, 15 April 2010 04:36 AM

    what else lanka wants?

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 04:39 AM

    Welcome, good move by Sri Lanka. Gvnt tries to spread peace all over the world now.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 04:48 AM

    I think we are bit late in sending them this message. Our guys must have just woken up.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 04:49 AM

    :D :D biggest joke of the year... Do as he says Israel... Otherwise white vans will come after you...

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 04:54 AM

    As if Israel is going to listen.....

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 04:56 AM

    This the best time to show the world how strong Sri Lanka is. Now definitely Israel will withdraw from occupied Palastine.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 05:11 AM

    HERE YOU GO......PLEASE DON'T INTERFERE OTHER COUNTRIES PROBLEMS

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 05:16 AM

    Totally unwarrented that Sri Lanka get involved in this.

    Bad move.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 05:22 AM

    Seriously.... Look at the log in your eye before you try to remove the speck on others....

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 05:25 AM

    beginning of another asking and eating !!!1

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 05:31 AM

    This is a very valid and a good request from a Sri Lankan UN representative. Well Said Mr. Jayasekera.! Congratulations on your new venture at UN.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 02:41 PM

    No way . The Land belongs to Israel. Read the bible Sir and then you will have some understanding.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 05:53 AM

    why not apply the same to srilankan ethnic problem too.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 05:59 AM

    Israel is a sovereign country nobody can tel it what to do. This is same people reject any comments by west citing the sovereignty.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 06:00 AM

    I have 3 word 4 this, "ha ha ha"

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 06:10 AM

    Well said Sir....

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 06:13 AM

    Talking about Israel with out releasing the poor innocent Tamils in the North and East.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 06:14 AM

    Sri Lanka should keep away from International Conflicts!

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 06:22 AM

    Earlier we wanted Arms from Israel now we want money from any body. Good move !

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 04:01 PM

    dont loose the israel, Sri lanka need them also

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 06:23 AM

    If doubt very much that Israel or USA want to listen to this comment coming from Srilankan representative to UN.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 06:25 AM

    I love my beautiful island Sri Lanka is because of this..!
    always against the pollution! Live Sri Lanka!

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 06:33 AM

    Be realistic and don,t make stupid remarks. Tell China to withdraw from Tibet and USA to give back Texas to Mexico.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 06:39 AM

    Israel should never give up the land captured in the 1967 war. The arabs asked for it,and they got it

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 06:58 AM

    I heard that, after Sri Lanka's request/threat, Israel is in full retreat!

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 07:06 AM

    Well done Sri Lanka. Lets start the voicing. Been a long time since the land was stolen. I would rejoice to see it back in Palestine hands. InshaAllah.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 07:06 AM

    We tell other countries to mind their own business. But we who cant solve our own problems are trying to dictate terms to other countries.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 07:06 AM

    Is it within our authority to utter instructions to the people of Isreal ?

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 05:47 PM

    Tell others 'mind your business' but, in the meantime, mind their 'business' as well?

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 07:43 AM

    I admire your courage and the straight spine.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 06:23 PM

    What does this have to do with SL?

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 08:00 AM

    Let's mind our own business shall we? Isnt it the SL Govt that requested the global community to stay out of our affairs. Then why do we comment on others?

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 07:06 PM

    What courage? It's just a distraction from our mess. You think Isreal cares two-hoots?!

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 08:50 AM

    Oh my god, poor Israel now you are doomed. If you don't listen it is inavitable to get attacted. So withdraw as soon as possible.Hurry Up!!!!!!!
    I

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 09:23 AM

    Do you really think israel cares about what sri lanka thinks, even Palestine dont care what sri lanka thinks.
    sort your own country out first

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 11:01 PM

    How many Israelis know where Sri Lanka is?

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 11:10 AM

    go lanka go......at last we find a way to try shutting the mouths of world community

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 11:51 AM

    looks like "wolf protect goat"

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 11:56 AM

    can SL Army withdraw from north and east 1st better to keep you back yard clean..

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 12:40 PM

    Lanka should practice what they preach to Israel. Let there be two friendly nations living side by side sharing the Island resources.

    Note to the editors: Let there be freedom of expression.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 04:14 AM

    Hillarious!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 01:20 PM

    okay,now the mighty sri lanka has made her stance and the israelis will withdraw from all the occupied territories and a lasting peace will dawned on the middle east.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 04:23 AM

    A good piece of advise so why dont you ask your government to carry out tha same steps in North and East of Sri Lanka.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 01:34 PM

    Well done...! Our government has guts against those maneaters. Iran will be on ourside and its a good sign.

    Thursday, 15 April 2010 04:31 AM

    Muslims all over the world will thank you Mr. Bandula Jayasekara. We know the force behind you is our HEP.


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