Sri Lanka to create safe zone for Tamil civilians: Menon

January 30th, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka has agreed to create a safe zone for Tamil civilians caught in the crossfire between the armed forces and the Tamil Tigers, Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon said here Thursday.The Sri Lankan government has agreed to provide a safe zone for the minority Tamil civilians in the restive north, Menon told reporters.

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