Tuesday, November 11, 2008


The latest LTTE offer for a ceasefire was treated with the disdain it deserved by Minister Maithripala Sirisena who reiterated the Government’s condition of an arms surrender and a repudiation of terrorism by the outfit for such an offer to be considered. The very same sentiments had earlier been expressed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, the Defence Affairs Spokesman.

Pro-LTTE TamilNet has quoted LTTE political head B.Nadesan as saying that the outfit had no hesitation to a ceasefire in response to Tamil Nadu leaders seeking a clarification on the LTTE’s stand. Full Text