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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2431

The United States condemns terrorist attack

Colombo, 02 December, (Asiantribune.com): United States of America has condemned the terrorist attack, yesterday morning, on the convoy of Gotabaya Rajapakse, Sri Lanka’s Defence Secretary.

The US Embassy in Colombo said that the attack bears all the hallmarks of an operation by the LTTE.

"We once again call on the LTTE to renounce terrorism, to give up violence and to join in negotiating a peaceful solution to Sri Lanka's conflict, US Embassy statement exhorted.
The full text of the statement released by the US Embassy in Colombo is given below."

The United States condemns strongly the terrorist attack this morning on the convoy of Defense Secretary Rajapakse. While we are gratified that Secretary Rajapakse is safe and well, the United States extends our sincere condolences to the families of those who were killed and wounded in this terrible incident. The attack bears all the hallmarks of an operation by the LTTE. We once again call on the LTTE to renounce terrorism, to give up violence and to join in negotiating a peaceful solution to Sri Lanka's conflict.

- Asian Tribune -

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