Friday, January 23, 2009

Lanka should hold talks with Tamil leaders, barring LTTE: Jaya

(yahoo)Chennai, Jan 22 (PTI) AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa today called on the Sri Lankan Government to initiate talks with representatives of Lankan Tamils, barring the LTTE, to find a political solution to end the ethnic conflict and asked the Centre to extend necessary help in this regard. "The ongoing ethnic war should be brought to an end and the Sri Lankan Government should initiate a dialogue with representatives of Tamils there, barring the LTTE, to find a permanent political solution, so that Tamils can live on equal terms with the majority Sinhalese community," she said in a statement. Full Text