Tony Blair and Sampanthan discuss UN resolution

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair met Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and opposition leader R Sampanthan today and discussed the UN resolution on Sri Lanka.

The TNA media office said that the discussion also included resettlement, accountability, a political solution, the return of Tamil people’s land, and disappeared persons.

Blair is in Sri Lanka to attend an economic forum at the invitation of the Sri Lankan Government.

There is speculation Blair is keen to play the role of peace-maker on the Sri Lankan issue. (Colombo Gazette)