Friday, January 23, 2009

UN Condemns LTTE and Germany gives 1 Million Euros for humanitarian supplies to Sri Lanka

By Lalith Ganhewa in Berlin for Sri Lanka Guardian

(January 23, Berlin, Sri Lanka Guardian) The German Foreign Office says due to the continuation of the heavy fighting between Sri Lanka government and LTTE rebels, currently well over 300,000 civilians cut off from receiving international aid, in a roughly stretch of 30 km in the northeast coastline of the country. This was stated in a media release in Berlin.

Referring to the background of the deteriorating humanitarian situation, the German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in Berlin today: Full Text