TNA meets Indian Foreign Minister

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 15 October 2003, 14:27 GMT]
The visiting Indian Foreign Minister, Mr. Yaswant Sinha, told the Tamil National Alliance Tuesday that the Indian government would extend its support to all efforts taken to find a peaceful political solution to the island's ethnic conflict through democratic means, safeguarding human rights and based on the concept of multi-racial country, TNA sources said.

TNA parliamentary group leader and Secretary General of Tamil United Liberation Front, Mr.R.Sampanthan, met Mr.Yaswant Sinha Tuesday at a dinner hosted by the Indian High Commission for the visiting Minister. Both held discussion about the present peace process, TNA sources said.

Mr.Sampanthan told the Indian minister that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has been actively participating in the current peace process with dedication and with genuine interest in finding a peaceful political solution and the proposed Interim Administrative structure has been designed as a vehicle to take forward the peace process to find a permanent political solution.

"Hence the Indian government should extend its fullest support to the present peace process to succeed," TNA sources quoted Mr. Sampanthan as telling Mr. Sinha.


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