Fifth session of Peace Talks in Europe 

[January 23, 2003 - 11.00 GMT]

The fifth session of talks between the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), will be held February 7-8 2003, at a location to be determined in Europe and not in Thailand, on a request by Anton Balasingham, Chief negotiator of the LTTE the Royal Norwegian Government announced today.

The fifth session of talks will focus on the on the ongoing efforts to accelerate immediate humanitarian and rehabilitation activities. The parties also intend to begin consultations on matters relating to human rights.

[Royal Norwegian Government Statement]




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Last Updated Date: January 23, 2003  - 11.00 GMT.

Fifth session of Peace Talks in Europe
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