Delegation of the European Union to Nepal

Joint statement following meeting with UNP Parliamentarians on the death penalty

Colombo, 18/07/2019 - 08:04, UNIQUE ID: 190718_1
Joint Statements

The Delegation of the European Union (EU) issues the following statement in agreement with the Embassies of France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Romania and the UK High Commission.

The EU Heads of Mission (HoMs) received a visit by a group of United National Party parliamentarians today to discuss the death penalty.

During the meeting, the HoMs restated the strong and unequivocal opposition of the EU and its Member States to capital punishment in all circumstances and in all cases.

The HoMs reiterated their call to Sri Lanka to maintain its moratorium on the death penalty with a view towards complete abolition.

 

 

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