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"To us all towns are one, all men our kin.
Life's good comes not from others' gift, nor ill
Man's pains and pains' relief are from within.
Thus have we seen in visions of the wise !."

- Tamil Poem in Purananuru, circa 500 B.C 

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION: TAMIL EELAM - SRI LANKA

Thimpu Talks - July/August 1985


In July and August 1985 the leaders of the Tamil armed resistance participated in talks with the Sri Lanka government. The talks, sponsored by India, were held in Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan.

Introduction
Initial cease fire proposal by Eelam National Liberation Front in April/May 1985
Terms of cease-fire proposed by Indian Government Agencies
Joint response by Eelam National Liberation Front to cease-fire proposals, 18 June 1985
Tamil Liberation Organisations refuse to participate in talks with Sri Lanka, 29 June 1985
Diary of Phase I of Thimpu Talks, 8 July 1985 to 13 July 1985
Joint Statement by Tamil Liberation Organisations on cease-fire violations by Sri Lanka, 9 July 1985
First Proposal by Sri Lanka Delegation, 10 July 1985
Joint Statement by Tamil Liberation Organisations, 12 July 1985
Response by Sri Lanka Delegation, 13 July 1985
The Thimpu Declaration,13 July 1985
Opening statement by Sri Lanka delegation - Phase II - 12 August 1985
Joint Response of Tamil Delegation, 13 August 1985
Statement by Nadesan Satyendra on behalf of Tamil Delegation,14 August 1985
Joint Statement by Tamil delegation on recognition of representative character, 15 August 1985
Response of Sri Lanka delegation on recognition, 15 August 1985
New Proposals by Sri Lanka Delegation, 16 August 1985
Joint Response by Tamil Delegation to new proposals, 17 August 1985
Joint Statement by Tamil Delegation immediately prior to walk out, 17 August 1985
A Brief Note on the Thimpu Talks - David Selbourne, Oxford, August 1985
S.Sivanayagam on the Thimpu Talks - The Sinhala- Tamil Conflict & the India Factor
Thimpu Declaration: The Path of Reason - Nadesan Satyendra, 1987
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