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Tamil Tigers declare unilateral cease-fire – Government rejects it

April 26, 2009

AP – Sri Lankan rebels declare unilateral cease-fire

Reuters – Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tigers announce ceasefire

BBC – Tamil Tiger rebels call ceasefire

Al Jazeera – LTTE declare unilateral ceasefire

But the announcement was rejected by the government with Mahinda Samarasinghe, the Sri Lankan minister for disaster management and human rights, telling Al Jazeera the Tigers’ surrender was the only option.

AFP – Sri Lanka ruling party wins vote for war

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