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* Sri Lankan defence forces will not allow LTTE to re-emerge - military commander
Tue, Mar 18, 2014, 10:00 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 18, Colombo: A commander of the Sri Lankan army in the North has said the government and the defence forces will not allow the vanquished Tamil Tiger terrorist group liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to re-emerge.

Commander of Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) Major General Udaya Perera said the Tamil Diaspora will not be able to witness the re-emergence of the LTTE in the island.

Major General Perera made this comment to the Canadian High Commissioner Shelley Whiting during her visit to the Northern Province.

The Commander noted that the defence forces were on alert about several groups trying to destroy the peace that prevails in the Northern Province.

Major General Perera has reportedly informed the Canadian High Commissioner that the Sri Lanka Army is willing to support government officials and the civil community to fulfil their requirements in the region.

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