Friday, January 16, 2009

ICRC head meets Army chief

(daily mirror)Head of Delegation for International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Sri Lanka Paul Castella met Army Commander Sarath Fonseka at the Army Headquarters yesterday.

During the discussion, the ICRC Head exchanged views on humanitarian services, being provided by Army troops in the respective cleared areas and expressed concerns regarding security matters in the Wanni as the exodus of civilians was on the increase, the Army website said.

The Army Commander gave the ICRC a full account of the developments in the Wanni and alleged LTTE atrocities being perpetrated on fleeing civilians.