Saturday, January 24, 2009

Congress sees no ultimatum on Sri Lanka

Special Correspondent

(TH)NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday refused to see the “final appeal” made by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi to the Centre to make an immediate intervention to ensure a ceasefire in Sri Lanka as an ultimatum.

Responding to questions on the resolution passed by the Tamil Nadu Assembly seeking India’s intervention in ensuring a ceasefire in the island nation, Congress spokesman Manish Tewari said Mr. Karunanidhi’s statement was not couched in terms of an ultimatum. Full Text