Saturday, January 17, 2009

“Menon’s visit to Sri Lanka an important development”

(TH)CHENNAI: Describing as “an important development,” the visit of the Foreign Secretary Shivasankar Menon to Sri Lanka, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Friday said that it would be better to wait for a few days to find out if the Sri Lankan government would stop its murderous attack on Tamils.

The Chief Minister’s statement came in the wake of the fast-unto-death being observed by Viduthalai Chiruthaikal Katchi leader Thol Thirumavalavan, demanding a ceasefire in Sri Lanka. Full Text