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Sri Lanka today called upon the concerned parties to exercise utmost restraint in a bid to halt the violence and ensure a climate conducive to the recommencement of negotiations for a lasting solution to the conflict in Gaza.

The Sri Lankan External Affairs Ministry in a statement said that Sri Lanka called upon the two parties to engage at the earliest in direct dialogue which was the only viable initiative for sustained peace and security in the region.

The full statement

The Government of Sri Lanka is deeply concerned at the recent escalating violence in Gaza, resulting in tragic loss of civilian lives and extensive damage to property. Cross border provocations on locations in parts of Israel also need to cease.

Sri Lanka calls upon the parties concerned to exercise utmost restraint in a bid to halt the violence and ensure a climate conducive to the recommencement of negotiations for a lasting solution to the conflict. Sri Lanka calls upon the parties to engage at the earliest in direct dialogue which is the only viable initiative for sustained peace and security in the region.

Sri Lanka is, therefore confident that since both parties wish to secure the right to life for their peoples, concerted action would be taken towards this end.

Ministry of External Affairs

Colombo

15th July 2014

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  • ABC Wednesday, 16 July 2014 06:56 AM

    Where are the so called human right guardians via DM Android App

    mail_guy Wednesday, 16 July 2014 02:42 AM

    First one should concern over his home then talk about others' home.

    unknown Wednesday, 16 July 2014 08:31 AM

    First of all concern how many people in our county has lost lives with the tragic aluthgama incident

    mack Wednesday, 16 July 2014 09:59 AM

    we are concerned about the affairs in SL via DM Android App


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