Mar 19, Colombo: Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremasinghe says the government needs to summon an All Party Conference (APC) to discuss the implementation of the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) report.
Holding of an APC by the government would expedite the implementation of the LLRC recommendations, the opposition leader says.
He noted that in the event the government fails to summon an APC, the international community would feel that the government has no intention of implementing the LLRC recommendations.
According to Wickremasinghe, the UN would take steps to send their agents to the country if the government fails to implement the LLRC recommendations and provide a political solution to the ethnic issue.
He has added that the LLRC was appointed by the government and the government had also given an assurance to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to implement the LLRC recommendations.
"The government has given the powers to the UNHRC, so there's no point in protesting against UNHRC's interference in the country," Wickremasinghe said.