EU Decides Against Sending Observer Mission; Only Three Experts Likely Owing To Covid-19
Daily Mirror - Sri Lanka|June 18, 2020
Instead, EU proposed deploying an Election Expert Mission (EEM). Asian monitors have confirmed they will deploy a team EEM will assess the election is held in line with international, regional and national obligations.
Easwaran Rutnam

The European Union has informed the Elections Commission that it will not be sending a fully-fledged observer mission for the 5th August Parliamentary election, Daily Mirror learns.

EU sent fully-fledged missions to observe elections in Sri Lanka, with as much as over 60 observers sent for the Presidential elections

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