Cabinet approves decision to withdraw from UNHRC resolution 30/1

Cabinet approves decision to withdraw from UNHRC resolution 30/1

Cabinet approves decision to withdraw from UNHRC resolution 30/1

Written by Staff Writer

20 Feb, 2020 | 10:29 am

Colombo (News 1st) – The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the Government’s decision to withdraw from UNHRC resolutions 30/1 and 40/1.

The decision was announced during the Cabinet media briefing held this morning.

Cabinet co-spokesperson Min. Bandula Gunawardene addressing the briefing informed that the proposal to withdraw from cosponsoring UNHRC resolutions 30/1 and 40/1 was presented by Minister of Foreign relations Dinesh Gunawardene. While noting that this controversial agreement has been opposed by a large population of the country, Min. Gunawardene noted that the decision to withdraw from the resolutions was unanimously approved by the Cabinet.

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