New York

28 October 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on developments in Sri Lanka

The Secretary-General is following the latest developments in Sri Lanka with great concern. He calls on the Government to respect democratic values and constitutional provisions and process, uphold the rule of law and ensure the safety and security of all Sri Lankans.
The Secretary-General urges all parties to exercise restraint and address the unfolding situation in a peaceful manner.
Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General