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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 79

Continued Ceasefire violations by the LTTE condemned

[b]Continued Ceasefire violations by the LTTE condemned - Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake[/b]

[b]Colombo, 12 April, ([/b] Violation of Ceasefire Agreement by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the separatist rebel outfit of Sri Lanka, reflects its lack of sincerity, alleged Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake. The continued killings by the LTTE in violation of the agreement reached in Geneva during the first round highly condemnable, the Sri Lankan Prime Minister underlined.

In a statement, Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake pointed out, "The Government is gravely concerned over the LTTE’s attacks killing 5 Army soldiers in Mirusavil, in Jaffna on the 10th April, 11 sailors of the Navy injuring eleven others including two foreigners in Kantalai in the East, on 11th April."

He further added that as a responsible Government under the leadership of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, we are committed to continue to work towards achieving a honorable peace for all communities of this country. "This should not be considered as a weakness of the Government," he said.

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