Video: I will protect MR and family: Maithri

2014-11-28 10:06:58

Common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena said today that he would not allow international forces or the Tamil diaspora to drag incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa, his family or anyone in the security forces to an International War Crimes Court.


He made this pledge on behalf of the opposition at a media briefing this morning.


Mr. Sirisena also pledged to have a proper reconciliation plan to heal all divisions among various communities and to bring together all ethnic and religious groups in the country. 


He appealed for a level playing field for the presidential election. (Yohan Perera and Lahiru Pothmulla)



  Comments - 11

  • CHANDRASOMA Friday, 28 November 2014 15:57


    Reply : 22       88

    Wehave rights Friday, 28 November 2014 16:06

    we have rights to vote for right person/ and for right party UNP/ For common candidate

    Reply : 7       47

    NUWAN Friday, 28 November 2014 16:18

    Yes Chandrasoma .. we all must give for MS.. cz MS and the gang will be the savior of our lives

    Reply : 7       50

    `2ponil Friday, 28 November 2014 16:26

    Coming color no good. heading for chopping board.?

    Reply : 6       12

    ranjit demel Friday, 28 November 2014 16:29

    if you win,the possibility is there,that you would be the pet dog of cbk and ranil.protect yourself

    Reply : 46       21

    Megan Friday, 28 November 2014 16:39

    Noble thoughts.

    Reply : 5       30

    IndikaB Friday, 28 November 2014 16:54

    So you accept there is an international conspiracy to take on MR.

    Reply : 32       34

    Jayantha Jayamanne Friday, 28 November 2014 17:38

    Are you sure about your victory or ???? why these un-wanted quotes mann? Be strong and act like a king.

    Reply : 27       17

    LankaBoy Friday, 28 November 2014 22:43

    Oh, so even Maithripala Sirisena knows that MR family committed war crime but he will not allow International War Crimes Court to try, fantastic.

    Reply : 7       25

    Lanka Watch Friday, 28 November 2014 22:44

    MS is going off track, already. Tamil diaspora is not UN and UN is doing the war criminal investigation and dragging Tamils into this conflict mayboomerang with Tamil votes going against him.The first para indicates he is worried about his own position in the event he looses, as he indirectly request the ruling party for protection. He should avoid too many gaffes ontouchy subjects if he wants to win.

    Reply : 2       17

    Dr M.L.Najimudeen Saturday, 29 November 2014 21:17

    Not only Maithri, it is the duty of the entire nation to safeguard our war winning Mahinda Rajapakshe from the global terrorists. The whole country should unite after 9th of January to protect Mahinda after the victory of the opposition candidate.

    Reply : 5       8

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