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Obama war crimes envoy to visit SL – report

Unconfirmed reports have said the United States’ Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues is due to visit Sri Lanka next week.

Stephen J. Rapp is expected to have discussion with President Rajapakse and review the LLRC report ahead of the next UN Human Rights Council session due to commence on Feb 27.

Sri Lanka’s Special Envoy for Human Rights, Mahinda Samarasinghe, has already confirmed that the report will not be presented to the UN Human Rights Council.

No official confirmation of the visit has yet been made.

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