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Thursday, October 8, 2009

UN official admits Sri Lanka has legitimate security concerns


UN Under Secretary-General on Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Walter Kaelin says the Sri Lankan government has legitimate security concerns about the displaced people in the Vavuniya camps as there are former LTTE cadres among the refugees.

In an interview with BBC World service today the UN official, while accepting that these security concerns were legitimate, said his worry was how the screening process was carried out to divide the LTTE cadres from the civilians.

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