must lay down arms: No ceasefire call to Sri Lanka – consensus at UN
Sri Lanka not on Security
"Influence Tigers to let civilians go"
– Sir John Holmes
The UN Security Council on Friday (27) received a briefing
by Under Secretary General Sir John Holmes who visited Sri Lanka at
President Rajapaksa’s invitation last week. The briefing did not result in
a ceasefire call to Sri Lanka from the Security Council, but general
agreement that the LTTE must lay down arms and ease suffering of
armed soldier escorts children to Montessori school at Menik Farm
Kadiragamar welfare centre in Vavuniya, where hundreds of families who
escaped from LTTE clutches are being looked after by the government.
(Pic by Kamal Wanniarachchi)
India appeals to SL to
accept LTTE ceasefire offer
India today appealed to Sri
Lanka to accept the LTTE’s offer of ceasefire, and called for a pause in
the ongoing hostilities between the security forces and the rebels in
the northern province so that civilians trapped in the war..
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