Norway asked to tame Tigers to protect Sri Lankan ceasefire

Sri Lanka has asked peacebroker Norway to get Tamil rebels to accept new measures to safeguard a ceasefire threatened by the killing of the island’s foreign minister, an official source said Wednesday. Sri Lanka has asked peacebroker Norway to get Tamil rebels to accept new measures to safeguard a ceasefire threatened by the killing of the island’s foreign minister, an official source said Wednesday. The government wants Norwegian Foreign Minister Jan Petersen to persuade the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to renegotiate the Oslo-brokered truce to agree to sterner sanctions for ceasefire violations, the source said.


Hit & Run

Suspected
Tamil rebels Wednesday shot and wounded two policemen investigating the
murder of

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