No military solution to Sri Lanka's conflict, say India-EU

[TamilNet, Sunday, 02 December 2007, 13:49 GMT]
"There is no military solution to the conflict in Sri Lanka. A negotiated, political settlement, acceptable to all communities within the framework of a united Sri Lanka, is the goal that all international efforts should encourage," said a joint statement issued after the eighth India-European Union Summit held in Delhi on 30 November 2007.

India EU summit
Prime Minister of Portugal, Mr José Sócrates, and Prime Minister of India, Dr Manmohan Singh
"A credible devolution package would be a major contribution to this end. The leaders urged the parties to ensure respect for human rights and international humanitarian law, and to guarantee access for humanitarian aid to the population," the statement further said.

The Republic of India was represented by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, External Affairs Minister, Shri Kamal Nath, Minister for Commerce and Industry, Shri M K Narayanan, National Security Adviser.

The EU was represented by Mr José Sócrates, Prime Minister of Portugal, in his capacity as President of the European Council, by Mr José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, Mr Peter Mandelson, European Commissioner for Trade, and Mr João Gomes Cravinho, Portuguese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.


External Links:
EU: Joint Statement of the 8th India-EU Summit

 

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