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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

New York, 24 September 2013

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.  They exchanged views on the post-conflict situation in Sri Lanka and the country’s cooperation with the United Nations.  The Secretary-General noted the Government’s latest efforts to conduct the provincial elections and to implement the recommendations of its Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission.  The Secretary-General also addressed the remaining challenges in reconciliation and emphasized the need for a more holistic approach.


Readouts on 24 September 2013