EU stresses on the wholesale rejection of violence in Sri Lanka

EU stresses on the wholesale rejection of violence in Sri Lanka

EU stresses on the wholesale rejection of violence in Sri Lanka

Written by Staff Writer

16 May, 2019 | 4:32 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): The European Union in a statement issued to the Sri Lankan government called on the need to ensure that the rule of law is upheld and that it is applied equally to all instigators and perpetrators of communal violence. In its joint statement, the EU stressed the importance of clear leadership, as well as the wholesale rejection of hate and violence.

The EU calls on political, religious & other community leaders to continue to speak out against violence and all those inciting unrest and destruction to make every effort to promote understanding and harmony between communities. The statement was made in agreement with the embassies of France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Romania and the UK High Commission as well as the Embassies of Norway and Switzerland.

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