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UN Special Rapporteur meets with Wigneswaran

Photograph Tamil Guardian


The UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non‐Recurrence, Pablo de Greiff, met with the Northern Province's chief minister, C V Wigneswaran on Wednesday and held private discussions on the current situation in the region.

Mr Greiff, who is currently on a six day visit of the island, met with Mr Wigneswaran in Jaffna.

Photograph Tamil Guardian


He requested that the discussions not be disclosed to the media, a secretary to the chief minister told reporters.

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