Finland promises humanitarian assistance

[TamilNet, Saturday, 16 October 2004, 00:00 GMT]
Director General of Finland Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Americas and Asia section, Ms Paivi Luostarinen, told the Liberation Tigers delegation that Finland will continue its humanitarian assistance to NorthEast, and extend its support to the peace process including the activities of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, during a meeting Friday held at the Finnish Ministry building, LTTE sources in Finland said.

The LTTE delegation, led by Head of LTTE Political Wing, S.P.Thamilchelvan, is currently on a tour of European countries to solicit international support for the Interim Self-Governing Authority proposals and to explain LTTE's stand on the Peace Process to the Foreign Ministry officials.

Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Johanna Suurpaa, Counsellor, Unit for Humanitarian Assistance, Leo Olasvirta and Director Asia and Oceania, Pekka Metso, also participated in the meeting.

Thamilchelvan briefed the Finnish Ministry officials on the current political situation and the peace process. He further told the officials the urgent need for humanitarian assistance, pointing out that the Tamil people, even after two and a half years from signing of the CeaseFire Agreement have not seen improvment in their living conditions.

 

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