Friday, February 13, 2009

Sri Lanka welcomes U.S. decision to designate the 'Tamil Foundation' as LTTE front

( Government of Sri Lanka appreciates the U.S. Government's decision to designate the 'Tamil Foundation' as an organization extending support to LTTE terrorism and to freeze all its U.S. assets. This decision also prohibits U.S. persons from engaging in any transactions with the Tamil Foundation. The U.S. authorities have charged that the LTTE uses charitable organizations such as the Tamil Foundation to raise funds to support its terror campaign. The U.S. Treasury which maintains vigilance on the financial dealings of terrorist organizations has vowed to aggressively target attempts by terrorists to use charities and other front organizations to propagate terrorism against innocent civilians. Full Text