US Ambassador Robert O’ Blake yesterday commended the Sri Lankan
government for defeating LTTE terrorism and evacuating thousands of
civilians trapped in the No Fire Zone. Thus, he said the government
had abided by its commitment.
Responding to a question how the US looked at the manner in which the security forces had engaged in the evacuation of civilians trapped in the No Fire Zone and ended the 30-year-old war Ambassador Blake said, "They have a done a commendable job … the LTTE was using civilians in the No Fire Zone as human shields."
However he said, "We couldn’t have first-hand knowledge of what was really ...
Rs. 500-crore for the war
displaced likely from India
India is considering a Rs. 500-crore (one Crore equals SL Rs. 10 million) aid package for civilians displaced by the conflict between the Sri Lankan Armed Forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), External Affairs ...
our time and the way forward
President Rajapakse’s speech in Parliament Tuesday morning has to be welcomed ...
speaks like a Statement
For the first time in the recent history of Lanka an ennobling thought has been ...
As the LTTE’s end game played itself out on the sands of the Mullaitivu coast...