WEDNESDAY 24TH JUNE 2015 Honorable Speaker, I wish to answer the questions posed by the Hon. Leader of Opposition, relating to the US State Department Report titled ‘Country Reports on Terrorism and Patterns of Global ...
Statement by Hon. Ajith P. Perera, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka,
at the High Level Conference of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on ‘Security and Stability in the Region of SCO’
4th June 2015, Moscow
21st Special Session of the Human Rights Council
Human Rights Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem
Statement by Sri Lanka
23 July 2014
We welcome the convening of this special session of the Human Rights Council to address the current human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem and refer the Council to the Statement made by Iran on behalf of the Non Aligned Movement.
The Government of Sri Lanka is deeply concerned at the recent escalation of violence in Gaza, resulting in the tragic loss of civilian lives, and extensive damage to property. One cannot remain unmoved by the cruel fate of children who are innocent victims of violence. We offer our deepest condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones and for the devastation and grief they have suffered recently.