Thursday, May 14, 2009

US, UK tell LTTE: Lay down arms, allow civilians to go

( Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) must lay down their arms and allow civilians free passage out of the conflict zone, the United States and United Kingdom said in a joint statement on the humanitarian situation in Sri Lanka yesterday.

The joint statement was issued following a meeting between State Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and Foreign Secretary David Miliband at the Department of State in Washington, DC.Full text