'People in Sri Lanka Want Peace Not War'

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Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2002
TIME: What did you make of Tamil Tiger leader Velupillai Prabhakaran's apparent ambiguity over whether he was renouncing the idea of a separate Tamil state?
Wickremesinghe: Well I would expect him to be ambiguous. The Tigers have also told the Norwegians that they are looking at viable alternatives. The path to a political solution is going to be very difficult. It is likely there is going to be a breakdown in the talks. That's also what the U.S. has been saying. I feel we can get there but it's going to...