Friday, May 29, 2009

Lanka to engage opposing nations

FM says EU resolution at UNHRC has adverse elements. Insists Lanka cannot be put before criminal court

By Dianne Silva

(DM)The government has decided to engage with the countries which voted against the resolution on “Assistance to Sri Lanka in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights,” at the special session on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

A foreign ministry official speaking to Daily Mirror last night said that the engagement would take place at diplomatic level in Sri Lanka and through the missions in the respective countries. Full text