Thursday, 05 May 2016
Home Tamil Affairs International Affairs Editorial Opinion Feature Culture & Community Interviews
Latest Entries:
JVP meets US
Tamil Guardian 13 December 2006 Print ArticleE-mail ArticleFeedback On Article
   

Sri Lanka's ultra-Sinhala nationalist JVP (Janatha Vimukthi Perumana) is building a 'cordial' relationship with United Stateswhich it earlier denounced as an imperialist force conspiring to divide Sri Lanka, reports said.

The JVP recently held discussions with the newly appointed US Ambassador to Sri Lanka,Robert O. Blake, Colombopage.com reported.

JVP leader Somawansa Amarasinghe and Bimal Ratnayake, MP, Kurunegala district participated in the discussions with the US held at the JVP head office on 8th December 2006.

They had a cordial and friendly discussion on the national question and on the education system in Sri Lanka, Colombopage reported.

Micheal R. DeTar, the First Secretary (political section) of the US Embassy accompanied the US Ambassador to the JVP office.

Party sources told Colombopage.com the JVP is developing a cordial relationship with US which it earlier denounced as an imperialist force that is conspiring to divide Sri Lanka.

This week the JVP praised the United States for its decision to ban the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) and condemning terrorism.

 
Share on Facebook Print ArticlePrint Article E-mail ArticleE-mail Article Feedback On ArticleFeedback On Article
 
 
HIGHLIGHTS
  Tamil Affairs
Tamil Guardian 05 May 2016
Western Province passes resolution opposing Tamil call for federalism
Sri Lanka's Sinhala dominated Western Provincial Council on Thursday passed a resolution opposing the previous resolution passed by the Tamil dominated Northern Provincial Council calling for a federal solution to the decades long ethnic conflict. [more]

Tamil Guardian 05 May 2016
Chief Buddhist monk urges Sirisena to safeguard Rajapaksa
Sri Lanka's most revered Buddhist monks of the Mahanayake chapter on Thursday wrote an impassioned plea to the president, Maithripala Sirisena, urging him to safeguard his predecessor, Mahinda Rajapaksa by maintaining his security. [more]

Tamil Guardian 05 May 2016
JHU calls for govt to 'react' to NPC's federalism resolution
The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) on Thursday praised the Western Provincial Council's adoption of a resolution opposing the Northern Provincial Council's resolution calling for a federal solution and urged other provincial councils to do the same. [more]

Tamil Guardian 05 May 2016
UN Special Rapporteur visits Sri Lankan torture site

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment has visited an infamous torture site used by the Sri Lankan military, reports The Island. [more]

Tamil Guardian 05 May 2016
Amparai protest against abductions and detentions

A protest was held in Amparai today, highlighting ongoing arrests and abductions by the government.

Protestors urged the government to stop terrorising the North-East with the detentions, [more]

Tamil Guardian 05 May 2016
Tamil UNP minister pledges to build memorial in Mullivaikkal

The UNP's State Minister of Child Affairs Vijayakala Maheswaran has pledged to build a memorial hall in Mullivaikkal, despite government opposition to public Tamil remembrance of the war dead. [more]

Tamil Guardian 04 May 2016
President and PM will never allow anyone to influence national security says minister

Sri Lanka's State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene said the “President, Prime Minister and the Government will never allow anyone to influence national security or sovereignty of the country, [more]

Tamil Guardian 04 May 2016
Refugee boat fleeing Sri Lanka found by Cocos island
A fishing boat carrying refugees fleeing Sri Lanka has been found off the Cocos islands on Monday. The boat, the first to enter Australian waters since last November, is believed to be carrying 12 people. [more]


Print Editions

 
 

Contact Tamil Guardian
www.tamilguardian.com