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What is happening with the Mercy Mission ship?

June 25, 2009

Reuters – Sri Lanka allows Tamil aid ship to dock, says India

Hindustan Times – Sri Lanka agrees to allow relief ship

Sri Lanka has agreed to allow a ship to off-load its contents, relief material sent by Tamil diaspora, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said in New Delhi on Wednesday after meeting a delegation from the island.

Krishna told reporters he had urged Sri Lanka to give permission to the relief ship as a “humanitarian gesture”.

“The Sri Lankan delegation kindly agreed to our suggestion and the ship would now be routed to Sri Lanka through the Indian Red Cross,” he said.

Times of India – India’s intervention sought to unload Tamil relief ship

Times of India – Ship moves out of Indian waters

Times of India – Lanka turns away ship carrying aid for displaced Tamils

Times Now – Stranded MV Ali’s crew pleads for help

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