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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2058

Sri Lanka urges Norway to stop all aid to the Tamil Tigers

[b]Sri Lanka urges Norway to stop all aid to the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) -- New Times, Norway [/b]

[b] Oslo, 14 December, (Asiantrbune.com): [/b]In its latest report the Ny Tid (New Times) of Norway has revealed, among other things, that (1) the Government of Sri Lanka has urged Norway to stop all aid to the LTTE and (2) that Anton Balasingham, the LTTE negotiator at the peace talks held in Thailand, also did go to the brothels in Bangkok to look at the :"doll like" Thai prostitutes. His wife, Adele Balasingham an Australian, however, had asked him not to go to brothels again, states Ny Tid.

Here is a translation of the latest report in the left-wing newspaper which first exposed the Norwegian funding of the LTTE operations in the Sri Lanka:

"The Government of Sri Lanka has according to Sri Lankan media asked Norway to stop all aid to the LTTE.

Several Sri Lankan media has referred to the news about the 17,5 million NOK support to the LTTE from 2002 to 2004.

According to the Norwegian Foreign Ministry the Norwegian aid to the LTTE at the same level as last year and to the same causes. By the end of this year the Norwegian support to the LTTE will be around 25 million NOK, an organisation lead by V. Prabhakaran, wanted by Interpol for murder, organized crime and terrorism.

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