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Sri Lanka rebels pull out of talks indefinitely

Written by: Staff

KILINOCHCHI, Sri Lanka, Apr 20: Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels said today peace talks due to be held in Switzerland next week have been postponed indefinitely, citing recent violence against Tamil civilians.

In a statement after a meeting with Norwegian peace envoy Jon Hannsen-Bauer, the Tigers said they would not attend the talks until ''normality returns''.

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) again denie dinvolvement in recent attacks on the military, which diplomats say have been pushing the island towards restarting its two decade civil war.


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