Don’t leave room for Muslim Prabhakaran: Sri Lanka President

Don’t leave room for Muslim Prabhakaran: Sri Lanka President

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena called for unityamong all communities saying the country has now divided.

Speaking in Mullaitivu the President said that todayreligious leaders and politicians are divided, the Colombo Gazette reported.

He also urged the public not to leave room for a MuslimPrabhakaran to be born. "If we divide and fall apart the whole countrywill stand to lose. Another war will break out," he said.

Sirisena said that most politicians are focused on theelections later this year and not the country.

He said that the division is preventing the country frommoving forward.

The President said that he understands the issues faced bythe Tamils and will address some of them.

However, he said the past must be set aside and the countrymust unite to take the country forward. He said that there should not be roomfor extremism to prosper.

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