&to=http:// english.pravda.ru/main/2002/10/16/38235.html ' target=_blank>Indonesia has welcomed calls by separatist rebels in the Indonesian province of Aceh to join a ceasefire.
Vice-President Yusuf Kalla said Jakarta would make an effort to get a truce.
Rebels say a temporary ceasefire is needed to allow an effective relief operation in Aceh, worst hit by the earthquake and &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/accidents/21/97/385/14779_ADRA.html ' target=_blank>tsunami. On Thursday, Indonesia said its death toll from the earthquake and tsunami which struck on December 26 had risen to 110,229, reports BBC News.
According to the Channel News Asia, the &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/society/2002/07/07/31948.html ' target=_blank>United Nations appealed to Indonesia Thursday not to impose a deadline on foreign troops providing relief assistance in strife-torn Aceh province after the tsunami disaster.
Jan Egeland, a top UN relief official, also expressed concerns over possible restrictions on movements of relief workers by the Indonesian authorities.
War negates human nature and societal peace and harmony. H.G. Wells manifested the declaration of human rights in 1939 and wondered "What are we Fighting for?"