Tamil People National Front Leader Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam has denied the allegation against the LTTE that they sought ethnic cleansing of Muslims. That was not their intenetion.
He was speaking at the Jaffna News Club. He continued that in 2002, the LTTE apologized for it. After the Peace Accord in2002, they held talks with Muslims and pronounced that north and east are traditional homeland of Muslims as well.