A delegation of Tamil National Alliance led by TNA Leader R. Sampanathan met US Ambassador to UN Samantha Power at US Envoy’s residence today and held discussions.
ITAK Leader Mavai Senathyrasa, TELO Leader Selvam Addaikalanathan, EPRLF Leader Suresh Premachandran and ITAK Parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran were members of the TNA delegation. US Envoy to Sri Lanka Atul Keshap was also present.
Speaking to the media, Sampanthan stated that the talks were successful and cordial. They discussed all issues comprehensively. We urged that US must encourage the government to resolve issues such reduction of military presence in the north and east, resettlement, and more for the Tamil speaking people to live honourably and with self respect and move for a prosperous and peaceful Sri Lanka.