Video: Sri Lanka - Reconciliation, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction (UN-Ban Ki-moon)

(United Nations, Geneva, 19 May 2009) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon goes to Sri Lanka on Friday, 22 May, for an on-the spot assessment of the situation following the reported end of hostilities between government forces and Tamil separatists in the north of the island. He told a news conference in Geneva that he was relieved by the conclusion of the military operation, but was deeply troubled by the loss of so many civilian lives.

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