Norway rules out early talks on Sri Lanka truce

Peace broker Norway ruled out early direct talks between Tamil Tigers and Sri Lanka to save their truce although the rebels said they were ready for discussions before next month’s presidential vote. Peace broker Norway ruled out early direct talks between Tamil Tigers and Sri Lanka to save their truce although the rebels said they were ready for discussions before next month’s presidential vote. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) said they were prepared for urgent talks on the ceasefire, which has been in force since 2002 but came under severe strain after the foreign minister was assassinated in August.



Norway Ambassador to Sri Lanka Hans Brattskar arrives for t

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