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Pakistan to support Sri Lanka against UNHRC resolution

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Pakistan government sources have confirmed that Pakistan has decided to support Sri Lanka and will be voting against the UN Human Rights Council’s new resolution in Geneva, which calls to investigate allegations of war crimes by all sides during the final months of Sri Lanka’s civil war, foreign media reported.

Pakistan was re-elected in January to the UNHR Council for another three years with the highest numbers of votes and in the past Pakistan has supported Colombo by voting against the resolution.

The United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Malawi, Montenegro and North Macedonia had submitted a draft resolution for consideration by the 47-member Human Rights Council.

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