William Hague welcomes appointment of expert team on SL

William Hague welcomes appointment of expert team on SL

William Hague welcomes appointment of expert team on SL

Written by Bella Dalima

27 Jun, 2014 | 8:19 pm

Issuing a press release, UK Foreign Secretary, William Hague, has welcomed the appointment of a team of experts to support the UN team that will be investigating alleged human rights abuses in Sri Lanka.

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague notes that the United Kingdom has always supported calls for such an investigation, adding that the UK played a key role in securing it.

The Foreign Secretary also strongly urges the Government of Sri Lanka to cooperate fully with the Office of the High Commissioner and this investigation and to ensure those engaging with the investigation can do so without fear of intimidation or reprisals.

William Hague goes on to note that this investigation is an important step in establishing the truth and facilitating reconciliation within Sri Lanka.

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