Thursday, May 14, 2009

German Bundestag passed a resolution on Sri Lanka (Updated)

From our correspondent Lalith Ganhewa in Germany

(May 14, Berlin, Sri Lanka Guardian)(Mai 14, Berlin, Sri Lanka Guardian) Political parties in the Bundestag (the German Parliament) passed a resolution on the “Humanitarian Crisis in Sri Lanka” during their afternoon session on the 7th of May in Berlin. It says that the Federal Republic of Germany demands and stands up for an immediate ceasefire between the government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The German ruling coalition parties CDU & SPD (Christian Democrats & Social Democrats), the opposition FDP (Liberals), the Leftist and the Green Party voted unitedly for the 14 points request. Full text