The Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka assured the EU will be a partner of Sri Lanka in challenging times.
The EU Ambassadors made the assurance during a meeting with President Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday.
In a Twitter message, the Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka said the EU Ambassadors had a constructive meeting with the Sri Lankan President.
The Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka pointed out that the protection of civil and human rights, above all freedom of expression and right to dissent, is of utmost importance.
“We agree bringing Sri Lanka back on track requires joint and inclusive action on foreign affairs,” the Ambassadors said.
They further said that the European Union encourages the President to devote special attention to the following 3 ongoing key processes:
- Human Rights Council
The Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka added that the EU hopes that concrete steps will be taken by the government of Sri Lanka to make these processes a success. (NewsWire)