Published in The Daily Mirror on Jan. 06 ::

The United Nations on Monday said the recent presidential election-related events in Sri Lanka has made UN Chief Ban Ki-moon’s call for reconciliation and political dialogue that much more important.  “…Obviously, we’ve seen the recent events in Sri Lanka, even those today and I think it makes the Secretary‑General’s call for reconciliation and political dialogue that much more important and also his call to the Government to ensure that the elections are peaceful and that they’re inclusive, including for minorities,” Secretary General’s spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric told a news briefing Earlier, the UN Chief had spoken to External Affairs Minister G.L Peries about the upcoming election.

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