26 May, 2019

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WikiLeaks: Gota Scared Of JVP, JHU And NFF

By Colombo Telegraph –

“Ambassador asked whether this message had been widely communicated to LTTE fighters at the front. Rajapaksa said that such offers had been quiet and implied that Sinhalese nationalist parties (JHU, NFF and JVP) would react loudly if such offers were publicized too widely” the US Embassy Colombo informed Washington.

According to an unclassified cable, which Colombo Telegraph found from the Wikileaks database, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa offered amnesty to all LTTE fighters. The cable, written on April 15, 2009 recounts details of a meeting between Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and the US Ambassador in Colombo Robert O. Blake.

Under the subheading “Gotabhaya Repeats Amnesty Offer” the ambassador wrote “The Defense Secretary also repeated that the GSL would be willing to offer amnesty to all LTTE fighters, save Prabakharan and Intelligence Chief Pottu Amman. Ambassador asked whether this message had been widely communicated to LTTE fighters at the front. Rajapaksa said that such offers had been quiet and implied that Sinhalese nationalist parties (JHU, NFF and JVP) would react loudly if such offers were publicized too widely. Ambassador noted that without a more public effort to communicate the offer of amnesty, the effectiveness of such a move would be muted.”

Below we give the relevant part of the cable;

O 151056Z APR 09
FM AMEMBASSY COLOMBO
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9797
INFO AMEMBASSY ATHENS
AMEMBASSY BANGKOK
AMEMBASSY DHAKA
AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD
AMEMBASSY KATHMANDU
AMEMBASSY LONDON
AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI
AMEMBASSY OSLO
AMEMBASSY TOKYO
AMCONSUL CHENNAI
AMCONSUL MUMBAI
AMCONSUL TORONTO
USEU BRUSSELS
USMISSION USUN NEW YORK
USMISSION GENEVA
HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI
DIA WASHINGTON DC
NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC
SECDEF WASHDC
CDRUSARPAC FT SHAFTER HI//APCW/APOP//
CDR USPACOM HONOLULU HI//J3/J332/J52//
UNCLAS COLOMBO 000418

SENSITIVE

STATE FOR SCA (BOUCHER), SCA/INS AND PRM
STATE ALSO PASS USAID
AID/W FOR ANE/SCA, DCHA/FFP (DWORKEN, KSHEIN)
AID/W FOR DCHA/OFDA (MORRISP, ACONVERY, RTHAYER, RKERR)
ATHENS FOR PCARTER
BANGKOK FOR USAID/DCHA/OFDA (WBERGER)
KATHMANDU FOR USAID/DCHA/OFDA AND POL (SBERRY)
GENEVA FOR RMA (NKYLOH, NHILGERT, MPITOTTI)
USUN NEW YORK FOR ECOSOC (D MERCADO)
SECDEF FOR OSD - POLICY
PACOM ALSO FOR J-5

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREF MOPS PHUM PGOV PREL ASEC CE
SUBJECT: Northern Sri Lanka SitRep 53

Ref:  A) Colombo 414  B) Colombo 413  C) Colombo 412  D) Colombo 411
 E) Colombo 402  F) Colombo 401  G) Colombo 400  H) Colombo 396  I)
Colombo 393  J) Colombo 384  K) Colombo 374  L) Colombo 368  M)
Colombo 361
Gotabhaya Repeats Amnesty Offer
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3. (SBU) The Defense Secretary also repeated that the GSL would be
willing to offer amnesty to all LTTE fighters, save Prabakharan and
Intelligence Chief Pottu Amman.  Ambassador asked whether this
message had been widely communicated to LTTE fighters at the front.
Rajapaksa said that such offers had been quiet and implied that
Sinhalese nationalist parties (JHU, NFF and JVP) would react loudly
if such offers were publicized too widely.  Ambassador noted that
without a more public effort to communicate the offer of amnesty,
the effectiveness of such a move would be muted.
BLAKE
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    Baya Gota

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    He came from US, That time he may have scared, but now he will kill all including Weeravansa and Champika.

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    This is all old news. NOW THE POLITICAL CONFIGURATION HAS COMPLETELY CHANGED. The JVP is a joke. The JHU is rapidly becoming one.

    Gota is not scared of anyone any more not even MR. Instead, we are all scared of him!!!!

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      POLITICAL CONFIGURATION HAS COMPLETELY CHANGED – Because bayaGotha has set up his own ‘Sudu van Kalliya’ to terrorise those who oppose and weaken not only JVP and JHU but all others who oppose. Regime also wiped out those who did dirty work for them. Systematically destroying all evidence that might expose them. Bayagotha deserted the army, ran out of the country when there was a real war – when LTTE was at it is peak. After RW tamed LTTE with his peace process by breaking LTTE into pieces with modern patriots Karuna, Pillayan and KP deserting Praba – he returned to country and with his bro took all the credit for the good work carried out by others.

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    Are we taking ANYTHING that jokers like Blake says to be the biblical truth? :) It’s up to Gota to confirm or deny this exchange, but one thing is clear: Blake wanted to bail out a bunch of ruthless terrorists.

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      oyage katata sukiri danna watinawa.

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        matta

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      Jokers are after white vans? who Is scared of Jokers, Malinda ? open your eyes and see ! So,according to you, we will not have any Geneva Problems in the future?

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    Gota is a god.

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    @ GAJAN99
    Maybe you shud re-arrange the letters in your last word to read from back to front!

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      Chris. The truth is that there are dogs barking at Gota.

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    not everything Blake write is right….and not even the US administration….by looking at the plight of the US we should not rely on them not anymore….there is nothing to be scared of JVP….who are they afterall?…bunch of guys with big words that dont get them any where…except the uni…..why should a man like Gota be scared of jvp..?…

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    They try even with any possible Leak to destabilize the political situation in Sri Lanka. No wiki Leaks can change the respect and the appreciation we have against Gota. Never ever in Srilankan history no one has done the service you did and do to my country. Our blessings are always behind you and will be protected.

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    very happy Gota is scared

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    All these corrupt underworld politicians are always scares because of THEIR ILLEGAL BEHAVIOR.

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    There is a way of doing things and Gota got his own style even to blake or Bush..

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    Wiki Leaks.. my ass

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    gotha be come a jessus child

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    O’Blake is a pppusey anyway…

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    Take the current reality idiots! Govt. is doing rehabilitation of LTTE carders without fear of JVP,JHU or any other party.Also none of these named nationalist parties objecting for rehabilitation of LTTE carders today. WHAT WE only get out of this news is, that this web site is lookig for some way to seperate patriot support for the current government.
    We understand who is behind this; US is dieing to get Fonseka out of jail and put him as a challanger for MR. Only obsticle for that is country is still with MR. US and this wesite thinks this type of screwing will help in that game.

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    Fonseka is better than these bigots any day

    When this webside publishes US govt cables this fellow is then full of cheer

    This is one idiot dirty-patriots view about a website considered by all of humanity as great in exposing all govts seceret cables

    Every step blame Westen, dont use Western internet.

    JHU/JVP did not oder any war crimes or starving the Vanni population with the bogus 70 000 estimate.

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    It is difficult to dismiss the JVP as a joke outright although there may be some truth in it too judging by the way they act sometimes. There is a dissident group among the JVP that feels that the current JVP politics is too placid and wanting to steer JVP politics in. More revolutionary and combative way.

    The tussle for the JVP printing press, a couple of months before the end of last year and who takes control of the armory and the fight over party resources, the division into two factions are perhaps issues that have to be taken with some seriousness.

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    Apo! Viruddha Wenna Epa!!
    Apila ‘Traitors’ Venava Ane!
    Sudu Van Eka – PARISSAMIN!!

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    kudu gota

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