I exchanged 42 letters with Prabhakaran: CBK

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Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga said today that after being elected president, she had exchanged 42 letters on various matters of peace with the LTTE leader Prabhakaran and that she would make them public in the future.  

She said this at an election rally of Sajith Premadasa at the Veerasingam hall in Jaffna.  

“After few months of becoming the president we continued peace talks while terminating the war, of how to resolve this problem but, after eight months again the war started. During the wars and during the peace talks I wrote letters to him. We exchanged 42 letters. I still possess them and we will make them public,” she said. (Romesh Madhushanka)

  Comments - 4

  • Tony Tuesday, 12 November 2019 08:21 PM

    Were they live letters?

    D perera Tuesday, 12 November 2019 08:33 PM

    So this is the way you are trying to get sympathetic votes from the Tamil people. Sounds like you are showing them you are like a friend to Prabakaran. By the way those letters belongs to the government. Those are not your personal items. Not a nice thing to do.

    Piyal Gokula Tuesday, 12 November 2019 09:06 PM

    We're they love letters and were you drunk when you wrote them or read Sun Goat Piribakarans response???

    N. Ethirveerasingam Tuesday, 12 November 2019 10:03 PM

    Pres Chandrika. Can you also make public the Reconstruction Proposal LTTE and your initiative prepared facilitated by your appointee Dr. Gunasingam. It was never released as the war started before it was to be released. I, Like many other professionals in the various fields, jointly prepared drafts and discussed with the LTTE and dr. Gunasingam. I had seen the thick volume but did not get a copy.


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