Thursday, January 15, 2009

Lankan govt. against terrorists not Tamils: Rajapaksa

(TH)Colombo (PTI): Seeking to distinguish between the LTTE and Tamils in the country, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that the government's fight was only against terrorism and that democracy will soon be restored in the embattled North.

When asked what the policy of the government was with regard to the Tamil people, President Rajapaksa told editors of media institutions last evening that the state was not against the Tamil people but against terrorists. Full Text