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Posted on February 23, 2009 | tags


World: The Tamil Tigers want a truce. Sri Lanka says no.

  • The L.T.T.E. is ready to accept the calls for a cease-fire issued by the international community with the good intention of ending the human suffering.
  • Balasingham Nadesan • Political chief of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, in a letter sent to the United Nations. The Sri Lankan separatist group will accept a conditional cease-fire as long as they get to keep their weapons. The Sri Lankan government quickly rejected the request. • source