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Sri Lanka considers S. African-model truth commission

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government said Wednesday that it was considering a process similar to South Africa’s post-apartheid Truth and Reconciliation Commission to heal the wounds of the island nation’s decades-long civil war.

Two senior ministers will lead a team to South Africa on Thursday for discussions with the country’s government and the ruling African National Congress, Sri Lanka’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. South African President Jacob Zuma has appointed ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramphosa his special envoy to Sri Lanka, the statement said.

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