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EU reiterates its strong opposition to death penalty

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The European Union (EU) today reiterated the strong and unequivocal opposition of the EU and its Member States to capital punishment.

The Delegation of the European Union (EU) said in a statement that they restated the matter when a group of United National Party parliamentarians met the EU Heads of Mission (HoMs) today to discuss the death penalty.

“During the meeting, the HoMs restated the strong and unequivocal opposition of the EU and its Member States to capital punishment in all circumstances and in all cases,” the statement said.

It said the HoMs reiterated their call to Sri Lanka to maintain its moratorium on the death penalty with a view towards complete abolition.

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  • Anmanpan Thursday, 18 July 2019 11:49 AM

    Thanks. May I suggest trade and ecumenic embargoes if legally killing of human by hanging is carried out.

    ANTON Thursday, 18 July 2019 12:17 PM

    EU IS WORRIED ABOUT DEATH PENALTY, RW IS WORRIED ABOUT BROKEN HEARTS OF SANGA.

    ANTON Thursday, 18 July 2019 12:18 PM

    BECAUSE EU IS GETTING A HUGE COMMISSION FROM DRUG DEALERS.


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