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Intl community contributed to Thamilselvan's killing: LTTE

November 27, 2007 21:19 IST

Describing the slain head of LTTE political wing S P Thamilselvan as an extra-ordinary son of our nation, Tamil Tigers' reclusive supreme V Prabhakaran on  Tuesday charged that the international community contributed to his killing by only paying "lip service to peace".

"Had the international community firmly and unambiguously condemned the anti-peace activities and the war-mongering of the Sinhala regime, Thamilselvan would have been alive today," Prabhakaran said in his annual Heroes Day' speech on his 53rd birthday.

Thamilselvan had died in a raid by the Sri Lanka [Images]n Air Force on a high-profile gathering of the LTTE leaders in the rebel-dominated Kilinocchi in northern Sri Lanka earlier this month.

"By only paying lip service to peace, the international community has contributed to the killing of an extra-ordinary son of our nation Thamilselvan," Prabhakaran said. 

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