Take UN into confidence during evacuation: India to Sri Lanka

April 22nd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Sri Lanka to take international organisations like the UN into confidence while evacuating civilians from the war zone in the island country.
Speaking to reporters here, Minister for External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee also asked Sri Lanka to distribute the relief materials sent by India through organisations such as the Red Cross.

The civil war in Sri Lanka is in its final stages with the security forces advancing on the last pocket held by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

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