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Thamilchelvan applauds Finland's contribution to SLMM

[TamilNet, Thursday, 14 October 2004, 19:47 GMT]
“Tamil people are greatful to the Government of Finland for its significant contibution to the efficient functioning of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM),” said S.P. Thamilchelvan, head of the LTTE political wing in a meeting with Mr. Jaakko Laajava, under- secretary of state for political affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland, Thursday held at the Foreign Ministry Building.

Meeting in FinlandThamilchelvan updated Mr. Laajava with the current status of the peace process and the general political situation, LTTE sources said from Finland.

The Under-Secretary assured Thamilchelvan Finland government's full co-operation to the peace process and humanitarion delivery to the war-affected people, and called upon Goverment of Sri Lanka and the LTTE to recommence the peace talks at the earliest.

Earlier Thursday the LTTE delegation met with Ms. Paula Moisander, secretary for International Affairs, Parliament of Finland and discussed matters related to upgrading humanitarian assistance in the war-affected areas of NorthEast.

Meeting in Finland
Meeting in Finland

Ms. Katja Ahlfors, Attache Asia and Oceania Ministry for Foreign Affairs, co-ordinated the meetings.

Meeting in Finland


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