Japanese Ambassador meets Tamilselvan

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 06 August 2002, 18:48 GMT]
The Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Mr. Sciichiro 0tsuka, met the head of the Liberation Tigers' political section, Mr. S. P. Tamilselvan, in the Vanni on Tuesday. Mr. Seiichiro Otsuka was accompanied by Ms. Noriko Iseki, First Secretary for Economic Cooperation and Mr. S.A.S. Devotta, Senior Assistant for Political Affairs.

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The Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Mr. Sciichiro 0tsuka, met the head of the Liberation Tigers' political section, Mr. S. P. Tamilselvan, in the Vanni on Tuesday. (Photo:TamilNet)
The Japanese delegation met Mr. Tamilselvan at the LTTE political headquarters in Kilinochchi. The discussions, which began at 10.30 am and lasted two hours, were described as "very cordial and productive."

The LTTE sources said the discussions centred on the Norwegian peace initiative as well as the reconstruction of the North-east.

Mr. Tamilselvan requested Mr. 0tsuka to urge the Sri Lankan government to implement in full the ceasefire agreement signed by both sides in February.

Mr. Otsuka expressed Japan's full support for the Norwegian peace effort and also pointed out the necessity of commencing immediate reconstruction work in the North-east.

 

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