EU reiterates call for moratorium on death penalty

EU reiterates call for moratorium on death penalty

EU reiterates call for moratorium on death penalty

Written by Staff Writer

18 Jul, 2019 | 11:56 am

Colombo (News1st) – The European Union has once again called on Sri Lanka to stop the implementation of capital punishment. Ambassadors of EU countries in Sri Lanka had reiterated their request when they met with a group of UNP parliamentarians this morning.

According to a joint statement issued by the EU heads of Missions in Sri Lanka, they had restated the strong and unequivocal opposition of the EU and its member states to capital punishment in all circumstances and in all cases.

The Heads of Missions also reiterated their call to Sri Lanka to maintain its moratorium on the death penalty with a view towards complete abolition.

 

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