No ceasefire with LTTE - PM

[TamilNet, Saturday, 25 November 2000, 17:28 GMT]
"The People's Alliance (PA) Government is not prepared to enter into any ceasfire agreement with the LTTE. We take this stand based on our past experiences with the LTTE. The war will continue until terrorism is eliminated," said Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ratnasiri Wickremanayake, while addressing a public meeting in Kurunagala, this evening.

The Prime Minister further said that the government would enter into talks with the LTTE only after it denounces terrorism.

The Prime Minister was speaking at a ceremony to open newly renovated buildings in a school in Kurunagala.

 

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