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EU stresses need for justice in Sri Lanka through implementation of UN resolution

The European Union on Monday reiterated its support for credible justice and full implementation of the UN Human Rights Council resolution co-sponsored by Sri Lanka. 

"There is no change in the EU support for the full implementation of the UN HCR resolution #EU4HumanRights #lka," the EU's delegation to Sri Lanka tweeted this morning. 

"But the critical element is that justice has the victims at its heart and facilitates national healing #lka," it added. 

"Anything else will not be accepted by the international community or - more importantly - the victims themselves #lka."

The tweets from the EU in Sri Lanka come only months after the EU's decision to reinstate GSP+ to the island. 

Last week Sri Lanka's newly appointed foreign minister was the latest senior government official to state that foreign judges would not be part of any investigative process. 

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