Friday, December 02, 2005

LTTE ready to resume peace talks – AFP

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) told the international truce monitors Thursday that they are ready to resume peace talks with the new government at any time. The head of Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) Hagrup Hauklandmet with the political wing leader of the LTTE S. P. Thamilselvan at the rebel-held Kilinochchi district in the Northern Province.

According to governmental sources, the rebels told Haukland that they are ready to start talks at any time and expect the government to come up with its moves to resume talks. The rebels assured the truce monitors that they have no intention to resume hostilities and are prepared to allow President Mahinda Rajapakse reasonable time to move ahead.

Report from AFP modified for clarity

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