SLMM, LTTE district political heads to meet in Killinochchi

[TamilNet, Saturday, 27 September 2003, 19:10 GMT]
Members of Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) and political heads of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) from different districts of northeast province are scheduled to holdl talks at 10 a.m. Sunday at the peace secretariat in Killinochchi, SLMM sources said.

SLMM district heads will be led by their Norwegian Head Major General (retd) Triggve Teleffsen, and LTTE political wing leader Mr.S.P.Thamilchelvan will be leading his district political heads of Jaffna, Vavuniya, Mannar, Trincomalee, Batticaloa and Ampara at the discussion which is considered as the first of its kind since the signing of the ceasefire agreement, SLMM sources said.

Several issues confronting the smooth implementation of the ceasefire agreement including the Kurankupanchchan LTTE camp and hoisting LTTE flag in the army-controlled areas are likely to be taken up for discussion at the meeting, SLMM sources said.


Sampanthan SLMM meet
SLMM political advisor Mr.Geir Sjoeberg ( right extreme) and SLMM Trincomalee acting head Mr.Hurt Spur speak to Trincomalee parliamentarian Mr.Sampanthan



Meanwhile Mr.Geir Sjoeberg, new political advisor to the SLMM head Major General Triggve Teleffsen arrived in Trincomalee Saturday and conferred with his SLMM collegues in east port town regarding several issues that are likely to be taken up for discussion Sunday at Killinochchi, sources said.

Later Saturday evening Mr.Geir Sjoeberg and Trincomalee SLMM acting head Mr. Hurt Spur met with the Trincomalee district parliamentarian Mr.R.Sampanthan and Tamil National Alliance national list parliamentarian Mr.K.Thurairetnasingham and held discussions, sources said.

 

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