"The Government of India is giving absolute support to the peace process and we are consulting India on all major steps being taken," he said in Chennai.
He said everyone knew that both the Sri Lankan government and the LTTE were "fully alert" and were "keeping their military forces ready".
"What both parties now aim at is the situation in which tensions are defused. We believe that both the island government and the LTTE are dead serious about the peace process," he added.
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