SL delegation complete successful discussions in Geneva

25 February 2012 10:01 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Sri Lankan delegation engaged in a lobbying spree against the proposed resolution against Sri Lanka said today that they had highly successful rounds of talks with the representatives of different countries yesterday.
 
 External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris told journalists here these countries were convinced that the international intervention would disrupt a delicate process already in place in Sri Lanka to address the issues concerned.
 
Also, he said that these countries were concerned about the repercussions of such a resolution in terms of their own issues.
 
He said that the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United Nations Human Rights Council would be done in October this year. He said that the UPR is done to take up the issues of each member country on a rotation basis.
 
“The UPR applies to all the countries. Even the US is covered by it. Sri Lanka’s turn comes up in October this year. Then, why is this hurry at this time?” he asked. (Kelum Bandara reporting from Geneva)
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  • Bindu Sunday, 26 February 2012 12:50 AM

    This Govt is very clever indeed to make "Big Talks only", Nothing else.
    Will see how long they can fool people!

    suthan.s Sunday, 26 February 2012 02:45 AM

    ane paw....what you mean by complete success? on what basis you assume..that the jumbo delegation would succeed in this diplomacy war with zero knowledge in diplomacy...you poor guys

    wonderboy Sunday, 26 February 2012 07:27 AM

    Another success by Sri Lanka! We modayas believe everything they say.

    Nodrog Sunday, 26 February 2012 07:57 AM

    what were they successful in accomplishing?

    citizen1 Sunday, 26 February 2012 04:19 PM

    Another bogus annoucement..

    Thashkeer Monday, 27 February 2012 01:22 AM

    Guys the resolution is agnist Sri Lanaka not any one person or party , creed or race , so be Sri Lanakan , she needs all of us today.

    Anton Saturday, 25 February 2012 07:13 PM

    Is it? We will know the truth in few days time. You and your boss is fooling is too long.

    Jegath Saturday, 25 February 2012 10:15 PM

    Housing Minister Wimal Weerawansa alleged that the Western powers are planning to prosecute President Rajapaksa and the “war heroes” in the international war crimes tribunal at The Hague.
    We have put the Main War Hero behind bars. How can we blame the West and the LTTE??

    Guru Saturday, 25 February 2012 10:38 PM

    Who else other tha you says it's succesful. Don't blow your own traumpet.


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