Jul 22, 2008

LTTE declared a 10-day unilateral cease-fire

LTTE has announced a 10 day ceasefire on Tuesday 22 July.
Norwegian Government formally informed Sri Lanka of the LTTE's declaration of a unilateral ceasefire and Sri Lanka Government rejected the ceasefire offer by the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam).

"We have experienced the LTTE's cease fire offers earlier, which were used to regroup and rearm, creating greater havoc than before," says Srilanka gov.
Government also says they will agree to continue talks if the LTTE agrres to disarm and they must show a high commitment to peace.

Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama said the government does not response to this offer. He said a number of local and international allies try to stop operations against the rebels.
"At present government is defeating the terrorists .We never stop these operations"

Rebels said the they would refrain from military action during the 15th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) conference but warned they would be forced to take "defensive action" if the island's military carried out any offensives against them.

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