Switzerland urges parties in Sri Lanka to refrain from using force

The Swiss Embassy in Colombo said that it was closely following the recent events in Sri Lanka, and in particular the announcement to prorogue Parliament until November 16th.

The Embassy called on all parties, to act in accordance with the Constitution, follow due process and respect the democratic principles, the independence of institutions and freedom of media.

It also urged all parties to refrain from the use of force. (Colombo Gazette)

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