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Australia adds voice to calls for end to fighting in Sri Lanka

May 13, 2009

ABC The World Today : Australia adds voice to calls for end to fighting in Sri Lanka
Australia has joined the United States and Britain in calling for an immediate end to the fighting between the Sri Lankan Government and Tamil Tiger rebels…Australia’s Foreign Minister Stephen Smith says aid agencies must be allowed into the conflict zone to assess the full extent of the humanitarian situation there. The area’s already been described by the UN as a “bloodbath”. The UN has called for the fighting to stop.

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