UNP not opposed to ceasefire talks - Wickramasinghe

[TamilNet, Saturday, 06 December 2008, 18:15 GMT]
The UNP would not oppose a ceasefire if it is mooted by the Government of India, said Ranil Wickremasinghe, the leader of the main Sri Lankan opposition party, said Friday at a press briefing in the Jayawardhanapura parliamentary complex.

"I know that the governments of two countries have been discussing about a ceasefire. We will not sabotage that move. Let both governments decide on that issue".

Mr. Wickramasinghe said the Government of Sri Lanka should not use the current war for its narrow political gain.


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