LTTE team leaves for Geneva truce talks
Thaya Master, an LTTE spokesman, said the negotiating team left Kilinochchi abroad a Sri Lankan air force helicopter.Updated: Feb 17, 2006 11:07 IST
A team of top Tamil Tiger rebels left their de facto capital on Friday en route to Geneva for their first direct peace talks with the Sri Lankan government in nearly three years.
ThayaMaster, a spokesman for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, said the four-member negotiating team left Kilinochchi for Colombo abroad a Sri Lankan air force helicopter.
The Geneva talks are scheduled for February 22-23.
First Published: Feb 17, 2006 11:07 IST