SLMM to terminate operational activities on January 16

[TamilNet, Friday, 04 January 2008, 11:55 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) on Thursday said it would terminate its current operational activities in Sri Lanka effective 16 January at 1900 hrs., following the decision by the Government of Sri Lanka to abrogate the Ceasefire Agreement of 2002 with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam effective as of 16 January 2008.

The press release issued by the SLMM follows:

3 January 2008
SLMM Statement

The Government of Sri Lanka has decided to abrogate the Ceasefire Agreement of 2002 between the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam effective as of 16 January 2008. Thus the SLMM will terminate its current operational activities in Sri Lanka effective 16 January at 1900 hrs.


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