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Sri Lanka’s statement on the resolution No. A/HRC/22/L.1/Rev.1: at the UN HRC

The Resolution before the Council today is premised upon Resolution 19/2 of 2012 which was not recognized by Sri Lanka.

Despite our dissociation with that initiative, I must point out the salient features of that Resolution which called for Sri Lanka to implement the recommendations of its domestic mechanism, the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) and to formulate an action plan for implementation. Since its adoption, Sri Lanka has shown clear progress towards comprehensive reconciliation including by the preparation and implementation of the action plan called for by the Resolution.

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