Tamil Diplomat

Sri Lanka Proposes Truth Commission and Office of Missing Persons


The Government today informed the UN Human Rights Council that Sri Lanka will establish a truth commission and an office on missing persons.

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera addressing the Council during its 30th session today said that the Sri Lankan Government will also ensure a political solution is evolved through constitutional amendments.

He, however, praised the army, saying it had been able to defeat the terrorism and defend the homeland.

His full speech is as follows:

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