Certain countries keep mum on LTTE international network: says Defence secretary.: Video
Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says that although LTTE terrorism was eliminated from Sri Lankan soil, its international network is still operational.
Addressing the 14th Asian Security Services Conference in Kuala Lumpur, he said yesterday that the LTTE international network has launched a colossal propaganda against Sri Lanka.
Speaking on the theme of the influence on global security, Defence Secretary Rajapaksa said that LTTE frontline organizations have been operational in democratic face today.
He said certain countries support them blindly as these organizations are pretending to be committed to work for political and humanitarian cause.
He also said that members of these organizations are trained terrorists therefore engage in illegal activities in order to reignite terror within Sri Lanka.
Defence Secretary Rajapaksa told the audience that the LTTE terrorist network constantly work with the Tamil Diaspora and raised funds from over 30 countries which exceeded 200 million dollars in 2008.