Sri Lanka Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardane told reporters that Sri Lanka is happy that The UN Core Group resolution failed to secure a majority at the United Nations Human Rights Council Session today.
“This is a very happy moment for us, resolution did not get the majority: 25 countries out of 47 didn’t support the resolution” Foreign Minister said.
#HRC46 | Resolution A/HRC/46/L.1/Rev.1 requests @UNHumanRights to enhance its monitoring and reporting on the human rights situation in #SriLanka, including on progress in reconciliation & accountability.
— UN Human Rights Council (@UN_HRC) March 23, 2021
Resolution of UN Core Group of countries on Sri Lanka was adopted at UNHRC earlier today with 22 in favour, 11 voting against;14 countries including abstaining. (NewsWire)