France’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Bernard Kouchner and Britain’s Foreign Secretary David Miliband write in the Times of London today about what they have witnessed in Sri Lanka.
“We saw the situation for ourselves in Vavunja, close to the fighting, where we visited displaced Tamils and saw the newly arrived French field hospital. We heard stories of individual human tragedy: civilians forced by the LTTE not to leave its stronghold, deaths and injuries from bombs and artillery, and families separated, desperately seeking news of their loved ones – fears from the recent past, fears for their present situation and fear of what might happen in the future. ”
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