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Tigers fear for peace mediation

Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger rebels have expressed concern for the peace process following Norway’s decision to suspend its mediation. Rebel spokesperson Daya Master said the group was worried because it was not clear when the mediation would resume. Norway says the crisis between Sri Lanka’s president and prime minister must first be resolved. Oslo has played a key part in brokering talks between the government and rebels to end years of bloody civil war. Differences between President Chandrika Kumaratunga and Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe on how to conduct those talks have exploded into a full-blown crisis. Last week, Mrs Kumaratunga sacked three ministers in Mr Wickramasinghe’s cabinet and suspended parliament, accusing the prime minister of conceding too much to the rebels. Full Story

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