Thursday, 18 December 2014
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 18 December 2014
India attaches 'highest importance' to safety of fishermen says Swaraj
India's Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj stated the Indian government attaches the “highest importance” to the safety of Indian fishermen, as reports of attacks by the Sri Lankan Navy continue to take place. [more]

Tamil Guardian 18 December 2014
Rajapaksa claims TNA signed 'secret deal' with opposition candidate
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa claimed that the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has made a “secret deal” with opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena at an election rally in Chilaw this week. [more]

Tamil Guardian 17 December 2014
JHU local government members leave to back Rajapaksa
More than half of the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) party's local government members have left to back incumbent Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa at the upcoming presidential polls. [more]

Tamil Guardian 17 December 2014
Opposition reiterate rejection of UN inquiry
Common opposition Presidential candidate, Sirisena, at rally today. Photograph BBC Sinhala A former cabinet minister, [more]

Tamil Guardian 17 December 2014
Government aligned paramilitary members attack NPC councillors
Members of the government aligned paramilitary group, the Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP), [more]

Tamil Guardian 16 December 2014
Kumaratunga claims '75%' of war victory
The former Sri Lankan president, Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, claimed responsibility for finishing 75% of the war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) during her tenure. [more]

Tamil Guardian 15 December 2014
Amnesty International urges candidates to ensure prosecution for international law violations
Amnesty International has called on Sri Lanka's candidates in the forthcoming presidential elections to respect international human rights obligations and prosecute those suspected of committing crimes under international law. [more]

Tamil Guardian 15 December 2014
Jaffna Uni student assaulted by military intelligence officers
A student at the University of Jaffna was assaulted on Sunday evening, by four men who stated they were from Sri Lanka's military intelligence wing. The student, [more]


Print Editions

 
 

Contact Tamil Guardian
www.tamilguardian.com