Thursday, December 4, 2008

Ceasefire unnecessary - Lakshman Seneviratne

Military offensives aimed at curbing the LTTE should be continued and a ceasefire won't be necessary until the offensives come to an end, Badulla District UNP MP Laksman Seneviratne said.

Speaking during the debate on the votes of the Defence Ministry today (Dec. 04th), he told Parliament that this was the stance of the UNP.

He noted that a political solution based on extensive devolution of power should be implemented for Tamils after curbing terrorism.

The UNP MP questioned TNA members whether their claim during world tours that the Sinhalese are suppressing the Tamils was made according to their conscience. Full Text