Batticaloa crisis temporary - Thamilchelvan

[TamilNet, Thursday, 04 March 2004, 09:56 GMT]
Head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) Major General (retd.) Trond Furuhovde and his deputy Hagrup Haughland met Head of the LTTE Political Wing, S.P.Thamilchelvan in Kilinochchi Thursday morning, LTTE peace secretariat website said. LTTE Batticaloa district Head of the Political Wing, Kousalyan, and Director of LTTE Peace Secretariat Puleedevan also participated in the discussions.

Thamilchelvan told the SLMM delegation that the "crisis is only a temporary one and a resolution will be reached soon," according to the LTTE site.

Thamilchelvan also told the SLMM delegation that Batticaloa-Amparai Special commander Ramesh, Batticaloa district Political Head, Kausalyan, and Senior commanders are discussing matters with the LTTE Leader Pirapaharan and members of the LTTE Central Committee.

SLMM Meeting in Kilinochchi

The SLMM delegation arrived in Kilinochchi by an Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) helicopter.

LTTE SLMM meeting
Photo: Vasanth/LTTE

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