Sunday, May 31, 2009

Sri Lanka wants Malaysia to ban LTTE

(DH)Sri Lanka has asked Malaysia, which is home to a large number of Tamils, to ban LTTE in the country to prevent any illegal activity in name of the rebel outfit that has been recently vanquished in the island nation.

Sri Lankan Foreign Affairs Minister Rohitha Bogollagama, during his meeting with the Malaysian Minister of Defence Y B Dato'Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi yesterday in Singapore, conveyed his deep concerns regarding certain illicit overseas activities of the LTTE such as fund raising, arms trading, human trafficking, political patronage and dissemination of false propaganda, according to a Foreign Ministry statement. Full text