Norway backs UN resolution against Sri Lanka

[ Norway International Network ] - [ Feb 23, 2012 16:51:54 GMT ]

Norway has joined other nations in calling for an investigation into civilian deaths in the country’s long and bloody civil war. The UN resolution wants answers to questions about, among other things, what happened to the thousands killed in the last months of the war. “There are many who wonder what happened to their loved ones,” Erik Solheim, Norway’s government minister for foreign aid, told newspaper Aftenposten last week. Solheim also served as a UN special envoy to Sri Lanka while the civil war was still going on. [ full story ]

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