|Thursday, 27 June 2002|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Govt-LTTE move closer to talks agenda
by Ranga Jayasuriya
Norwegian facilitators preparing the agenda for formal talks between
the government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam have sent both
sides a questionnaire for the agenda, diplomatic sources told the Daily
FMM commends Govt for repeal of defamation law
The Free Media Movement has congratulated the government and the
Parliament which unanimously passed an act of Parliament on June 18, 2002
repealing criminal defamation laws from the statute books.
Bangladesh and the United States will co-host military exercises in
September that will include the participation of 22 countries including
Sri Lanka, a defence spokesman said Wednesday.