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UN impressed with ex-child soldiers

Sep 22, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Under-Secretary General and Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict Dr Radhika Coomaraswamy said she was impressed and pleased with the current situation regarding children who had been forcibly drawn into the armed conflict by the LTTE. She made this observation during bi-lateral discussions with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday. She expressed satisfaction at the steps being taken to rehabilitate and provide both education and training to the children who had been caught in the conflict.   Read more:www.dailynews.lk/2010/09/23/news15.asp