Interview with Peace Negotiator Erik Solheim Sri Lanka's Government 'Must Show It Can Also Win the Peace'

For many years, Erik Solheim was the chief negotiator between the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) and the Sri Lankan government. In an interview with SPIEGEL, the Norwegian diplomat speaks about the end of more than 30 years of civil war and the uncertain fate of the war's victims and losers.
Internally displaced Sri Lankan people wait behind barbed wire in a refugee camp in Cheddikulam, Sri Lanka.

Internally displaced Sri Lankan people wait behind barbed wire in a refugee camp in Cheddikulam, Sri Lanka.

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Interview conducted by Padma Rao.