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EU urges all parties to act in accordance with SL's Constitution

27 October 2018 12:40 pm - 12     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Ambassador of the European Union (EU) and several other ambassadors of EU countries today urged all parties to fully act in accordance with Sri Lanka’s constitution, to refrain from violence, to follow due institutional process, to respect the independence of institutions, and freedom of media.  

In a joint statement issued over the current political developments in Sri Lanka, the EU Embassy said its Ambassador as well as the Ambassadors of France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania and the UK High Commissioner are closely following the events as they are unfolding in Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 12

  • Roshan Saturday, 27 October 2018 01:01 PM

    Constitution and democracy need to be upheld. Please do not destroy the country for your personal politics Mr President

    Nadaal Saturday, 27 October 2018 02:39 PM

    Constitution clearly mentions HEP as the head of the Cabinet and HEP shall appoint an MP as a Prime minister who he wishes. It is upto the PM he appoints to prove the majority support in the parliament. He took a bold and very difficult step to save our mother Lanka from chaos under this stupid RW and Mangala.

    Banda Saturday, 27 October 2018 01:17 PM

    Drumming up support for his survival was the only thing Ranil for the last few years. So that is why the white guys are not happy with the new situation.

    Obvious Saturday, 27 October 2018 01:46 PM

    Of course the Bandas of this country don't like Rw

    johan Saturday, 27 October 2018 01:51 PM

    Ranil bad or good that is not the question.Banda if you do not know 20th amendment get a copy and read along with President

    Lokka Saturday, 27 October 2018 01:26 PM

    Sirisena is a very low level politician and civilized world will certainly condemn this act.

    sandy Saturday, 27 October 2018 01:47 PM

    Buffalo Island

    sandy Saturday, 27 October 2018 02:03 PM

    Please pressure SL behalf of democracy lovers...

    Sincere Saturday, 27 October 2018 02:08 PM

    Hmmm. All are asking the same thing, and it is the same thing that is not happening!! I don't know why!!

    Lord Wolfstein Saturday, 27 October 2018 02:38 PM

    Now the most important democratic countries, the EU, the UK and the US, have made it clear to Sri Lanka in a noble diplomatic way that a criminal as Prime Minister is unacceptable. In this way, the vast majority of citizens of this country thinks too. This stern warning should be followed in any case, otherwise economic sanctions can be expected.

    Lokusalli Saturday, 27 October 2018 02:43 PM

    Why bother with a constitution if it means nothing to you ..just make things up as you go along ...a bit like things are now

    raj Sunday, 28 October 2018 06:07 PM

    like some Muslim countries, Sri Lanka has no democracy and has never existed. It has its own barbaric culture that is shared by all Sri Lankan.


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