German ambassador meets Thamilchelvan

[TamilNet, Thursday, 11 March 2004, 06:14 GMT]
German ambassador for Sri Lanka, Mr. Jueger Elias met Mr. S. P Thamilchelvan, the head of the Liberation Tigers' political divison Thursday in Kilinochchi for discussions on the April general elections, the status of the ceasefire agreement and the possibility of resuming the peace talks between Colombo and LTTE. German funded development programs in the northeast were also reviewed during the discussions, LTTE officials said.

Mr. Thamilchelvan welcomes the German Ambassador

Speaking to the press after the meeting at the LTTE's peace secretariat, the German Ambassador said that its is important that the Liberation Tigers should continue peace talks with the government that would be elected to power on 2 April.

He said the LTTE expressed support for ensuring free and fair polls in the northeast.

The work of GTZ (The German Agency for Technical Cooperation) which is active in development in the north would continue, the ambassador said.


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