Canada has decided to get international assistance to prevent the ship carrying LTTE members from entering its territorial waters.
The Canadian Government kept its security forces in alert following information that a ship carrying LTTE members were attempting to enter Canada.
Information has been received that the ship, M.V. Sun, is sailing towards Canada. It has been confirmed that the Captain of the Ship is a senior LTTE member named Vinoth.
Two such ships had arrived in Canada during the past eight months. Canadian Defence Minister Peter McCauy says that international assistance will be obtained to prevent, arrival of such ships.