Friday, January 23, 2009

UN calls on LTTE to meet their responsibilities- Statement from the UN in Sri Lanka

(defence.lk)The United Nations in Sri Lanka has issued its strongest possible protest to the LTTE for their refusal to allow UN national staff and dependents to return from the Vanni with the present UN convoy.

The staffs are part of a UN convoy which traveled to the Vanni on Friday 16 January delivering urgent food and emergency supplies to displaced populations. Due to fighting between the LTTE and Government forces, this convoy has only been able to move safely today. Full Text