The key to unlocking the US$ 4.5 bn Tokyo aid is to restart peace talks endash but the governments main ally the JVP wants the LTTE to first lift its pre-conditions on the interim administration.
The co-chairs of the Tokyo conference met in Brussels this week and called on both parties to resume peace talks as a condition to release funds.rn
rnBut the JVP says anyone worried about delays in going back to peace talks should push the LTTE to stop pegging negotiations to the interim administration.rn
rnWimal Weerawansa, JVPs Propaganda Secretary says the main reason for the delay in starting talks, is the Tigers pre-occupation with their Interim Self Governing Authority (ISGA).rn
rnldblquote The Tiger organisation which states there are no pre-conditions for discussions on the other hand says they wouldnt discuss anything other than proposals on an interim administration,
dblquote he said Friday.rn
rnNeighboring India, says the JVP, rejected the LTTEs ISGA proposals. The position of many countri