About two months before the final battle on the banks of the
Nanthikadal lagoon in May, the United States had offered to evacuate top
LTTE leaders and their families.
The unprecedented proposal had been made by the then US Ambassador in Colombo Robert Blake after the Co-Chairs to the Sri Lankan peace process, spearheaded by the Norwegians agreed that the LTTE could no longer halt the army advance.
Although a section of the press in March 2009 speculated that the US was ...
EU told to keep out of
Sri Lanka yesterday asked the EU not to interfere in its domestic politics, particularly in relation to the forthcoming presidential polls.
Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama summoned EU Ambassador in ...