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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2039

Co-Chairs meet in Oslo on Friday while appealing

[b]Co-Chairs meet in Oslo on Friday while appealing Lankan government for restraint[/b]

By Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

[b]Washington, D.C. 28 April (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Ambassadors from Sri Lanka’s main donor countries met Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse on Thursday to urge his government for restraint while arrangements are under way for the Co-Chairs to meet in Oslo on Friday to discuss the volatile situation in Sri Lanka.

The Colombo-based ambassadors expressed that they understood the government was provoked in the aftermath of attack on its army headquarters.

The situation in Sri Lanka deteriorated after a suspected Tamil Tiger suicide bomber blew her up within the premises of the Army headquarters in the capital city of Colombo killing nine and severely injuring the army commander Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka, and subsequent security forces air attacks on LTTE stronghold in the eastern part of the island nation.

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