UN urges Sri Lanka to stick to its commitments on accountability

Stéphane Dujarric

The United Nations has yet again insisted Sri Lanka to stick to its commitments on accountability.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the UN Secretary-Generalsaid that there are agreements between Sri Lanka and the international community and Sri Lanka should stick to those agreements.

“There are issues between the international community and Sri Lanka and agreements to ensure accountability. And we hope those are followed,” he said.

He made the observation while responding to a reporter at a media briefing in New York to respond to reports that President Maithripala Sirisena has refused to agree to have international judges in the domestic accountability process.

(Ada Derana)

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