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Govt. can’t control North, international intervention needed: Wigneswaran

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The international community needed to intervene in the incidents taking place in the Northern Province as the government was no longer in control, Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran said.  

Speaking to the United Kingdom’s Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Baroness Anelay yesterday, the Chief Minister said the citizens in the province could not accept the solutions provided by the government.  

Highlighting the need for an international investigation in to war crimes, Wigneswaran said they could not accept a domestic mechanism. It was essential that an investigation be conducted internationally with the participation of international judges, he said.   

Meanwhile, the Baroness said she would discuss the requests made by the Chief Minister with high ranking government officials.  (Romesh Madushanka)

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  • Kiris Baba Amaray Wednesday, 09 November 2016 09:49 AM

    Wigneswaran bear it in mind, you are a citizen of SriLanka not UK or USA. What nonsense you are talking. Don't try to be too smart. You cannot be Praba-2 anyway you cheater.

    Manuel Benjamin Wednesday, 09 November 2016 09:51 AM

    Hay CM you are only thinking about Jaffna Tamils how about the Tamils who live in Colombo

    Casanova Wednesday, 09 November 2016 09:55 AM

    I can advise the present Defense secretary on this issue, who can donate used tires for a better and united Sri Lanka?

    Kadupol Jothywansa Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:00 AM

    MR

    Kiris Baba Amaray Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:02 AM

    Definitely. Yes, he is a No. 1 racialist. He is backing Mahinda by all means.

    Bubble Banda Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:03 AM

    He should be sacked immediately. He is trying to create another blood shed in our county.

    Desmond Jeromme Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:06 AM

    His blood is soaked with Racial impacts. He should retire and take rest before he collapse.

    Vijith Pieterz Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:08 AM

    He is only suitable to wash the back of MR, Vasu and Gotta.

    Kadupol Jothywansa Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:10 AM

    No need to go to that extend. Hand him over to Gotta with some millions, he knows what to do.

    dhanu Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:11 AM

    Even gota will have to seek much effort to solve this totally screwed up situation.

    J Palitha Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:15 AM

    CM is a paid Agent of Mahinda

    Karen Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:41 AM

    isn't there a law against what he's saying...stop this man before he starts another incident, hasn't this country lost enough already.

    cb Tuesday, 08 November 2016 05:06 PM

    Get the police from Kingston?

    mike Tuesday, 08 November 2016 05:13 PM

    yeah so all the extremist LTTE buggers elected vigna. by the way your name suits you!

    mike Tuesday, 08 November 2016 05:14 PM

    very correct! we need Gota back

    Ruwa Tuesday, 08 November 2016 05:19 PM

    Country was saved by heros of forces and they did it then and they can do it now. Politician were mere figure heads

    Janaka Wednesday, 09 November 2016 12:09 PM

    This guy is trying to create issues among common people for his own agenda, sad story for those who died fighting to give our country the peace we enjoy today...

    Jayan Thursday, 10 November 2016 06:02 AM

    Judiciary in Sri Lanka is just not capable in doing their job. We need international help in investigating war crimes.

    ranil Wednesday, 09 November 2016 06:18 AM

    Is this guy crazy or am I crazy?

    Saman Wednesday, 09 November 2016 06:24 AM

    After all...aren't you think that we needed much better replacements urgently????????

    JABBER Wednesday, 09 November 2016 06:50 AM

    Interpol should arrest him and put him in a foreign jail via DM Android App

    BV Tuesday, 08 November 2016 02:18 PM

    VASU FOR SINHALA EXTREMISTS AND VIGNASWARAN FOR THE TAMILITS A NICE GAME. via DM Android App

    Jude Wednesday, 09 November 2016 07:09 AM

    Wiggle, want's to create problems for his own longevity in Politics!!!?? Under war crimes you can punish only Karuna, Pilliyan and KP!!!?? Unless you treat terrorist sympathizes also as terrorist then including wiggie and the other Tamil Diaspora could be charged under war Crimes!!?? Remember, wiggie is a Lawyer and Lawyers have no interest of solving North issues!!??? Most Lawyers are self serving and Hypocrite!!!!??

    Nihal Amarasekera Wednesday, 09 November 2016 07:13 AM

    It's Tamil diaspora speaking; they are working for an agenda.

    SL Wednesday, 09 November 2016 07:56 AM

    These Tamil racists wants another round of war i guess.CV is suitable to stay in a mental ilness hospital rather than in CM post

    Lokka Wednesday, 09 November 2016 07:56 AM

    This fellow should be removed from his post immediately for creating racial disharmony .

    Tomsam Wednesday, 09 November 2016 08:02 AM

    The time for East Timor like solution to Eelam ASAP.

    lonpol Tuesday, 08 November 2016 02:35 PM

    You are absolutely correct.This government cannot control north, but remember, MR can control entire country.

    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 08 November 2016 02:41 PM

    Vasu never elected by the people while Vicky was peoples choice.

    kaboos Tuesday, 08 November 2016 02:43 PM

    CV is a deceptive leader with no concrete policy on ethnic issue. He is a good lawyer over his mistakes and a good judge on others mistakes.

    TONY Wednesday, 09 November 2016 08:47 AM

    THIS GUY ASPIRING TO BE KING OF THE NORTH

    sobers Wednesday, 09 November 2016 08:50 AM

    Law should be equal to everyone. Racism and interference in judiciary, lawlessness and indiscipline are the main causes for disunity in our country. Who ever is wrong should be punished and cases can't go unsolved.

    adamsapple Tuesday, 08 November 2016 03:08 PM

    Outcome of the spineless leaders in Sri Lanka...

    markf Wednesday, 09 November 2016 08:59 AM

    When the true democracy prevails in this country today that is how these scoundrels like CV behaves. I suggest these extremists to be stoned by the public for there unscrupulous behavior. CV is a double standard hypocrite. Due to terrorism of this country both sinhalese and tamil innocent people got killed. It was a civil war and international invention not required to resolve our own problems. I request sincerely to true tamil brothers of this country not to allow these tamil extremists to propagate this rubbish statements internationally to bring down Sri lanka to a barbaric state. Let all the sri lankans live in peace and harmony by protecting our own identity internationally.

    kumudu Wednesday, 09 November 2016 09:02 AM

    Yes we need Gotabhaya back to control from North to South , East to West


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