Sri Lanka suggests two-state solution for Israel-Palestine conflict
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 20 (ANI): Sri Lanka called for a two-state solution to end an on-going war between Israel and Palestine in Gaza. As reported by Colombo Page on Saturday, Sri Lanka suggested a two-state theory at a special session of the United Nations Human Rights Council and called for a dialogue-based solution. Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez, while delivering a statement on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka, emphasised on focusing on the security of all civilians in the conflict-ridden territory as he said that civilian's human rights must be upheld and be protected at all times. "We take this opportunity to call for an end to violence and violation of the right to life and dignity of all persons as well as respect for the International Law, "Ambassador Azeez said. He rallied for the need of dialogue to help solve the crises at hand and ensure peace to civilians. The ambassador further showed his faith in diplomacy and political leadership who might consider the option for two-state. Since March 30, more than 1,000 children have been injured by Israeli forces in the besieged Gaza Strip during demonstrations, according to UN Children's Fund. On March 14 Israel and Palestine again clashed against each other at the Gaza Strip when at least 62 Palestinian demonstrators lost their lives and more than hundred were injured.
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