Abrogate CFA before February 22, demands Bhikku Front

[TamilNet, Saturday, 17 February 2007, 02:16 GMT]
The Sri Lanka National Bhikku Front (SLNBF) is considering intensifying agitation if the government fails to abrogate the ceasefire agreement (CFA) before 22nd February, Venerable Dambara Amila Thera, President of the SLNBF told media persons Friday evening at Viharamahadevi Park in Colombo where Buddhist priests have been fasting on rotation.

The ceasefire agreement signed by the then Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe and Velupillai Pirapaharan, leader of the LTTE completes five years on 22 February.

Thera further said the CFA after five years in force would give the LTTE international recognition for its objectives.

Fasting campaign is being conducted the SLNBF demanding the government to abrogate the CFA immediately.


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