Sri Lanka war crime investigation: Russia, China likely to support Sri Lanka against US

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Colombo:Several countries supportive of Sri Lanka have considered a counterproposal against the United States- sponsored resolution that will be brought against the country at the upcoming United Nations Human Rights Council session in Geneva next month.
Russia and China  are likely to support Sri Lanka when US brings a resolution at a UNHRC session to initiate an international investigation against Sri Lanka for alleged war crimes in the last phase of internal conflict. Several other countries including Pakistan, Iran, Indonesia and United Arab Emirates have expressed their support to Sri Lanka.The idea of a counterproposal to dilute the US resolution that has already received the backing of the UK, European Union and India has been considered amid reports that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay in her report to be presented at the upcoming session has called for an international investigation into Sri Lanka.