Tamil Tigers To Regroup As Political Body

07/18/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Al Jazeera English

The few surviving leaders of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) have announced that they are transforming the former Sri Lankan rebel movement into a "transnational government".

In a recorded statement, Selvarasa Pathmanathan, the LTTE international relations chief, said the organisation would continue to pursue its aim of a separate Tamil state despite the death of its leader.

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