None should disrupt peace efforts — EPDP, PLOTE, EPRLF, EROS

Four Tamil political parties resolved that "anyone, for whatever reason, should not disrupt the present atmosphere for peace".

The EPDP, PLOTE, EPRLF and EROS met to discuss how best they could contribute to the current peace efforts and strengthen, improve and forge ahead with the peace process.

The four parties were unanimous in that the on-going talks should not be disrupted.

A joint statement issued by the four parties stated that the role of these parties too had come up for discussion. Their role in the realisation of the long-standing aspirations of the Tamil people, to ensure democracy, pluralism and human rights, in bringing about harmony among the various communities and how they could help the country forge ahead in the direction of a permanent solution, while thinking about an interim solution were the issues that were discussed.