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A visibly annoyed Ranil Wickremesinghe said at a press briefing today that at a meeting with his Deputy Karu Jayasuriya at Sirikotha this morning both parties had avoided conversation on the run for the party leadership for which both are contesting as candidates.
 
Opposition Leader Wickremesinghe addressing a media conference today said that the topic was not discussed with Jayasuriya. “I met him in the morning we did not discuss anything about it. That is all I can tell,” Wickremesinghe said.
 
When asked about his response to the written request made by UNP MP Dayasiri Jayasekara’s asking Wickremesinghe to amend the UNP constitution to give former Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka a top post in the UNP, Wickremesinghe said he had not received such a letter but said that there will not be any amendments made to the party constitution. He refused to comment any further on internal matters on the UNP. (Olindhi Jayasundere)

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  • saman Monday, 05 December 2011 07:51 PM

    Dear Sir, Pl. sack all problems creaters. You gave lot of chances to karu Jayasooriya. He left the party one time and went to Mahinda Rajapaksa's lap. Again you gave a chance to KARU JAYASOORIYA come to UNP. i DONT KNOW WHAT TO SAY.

    lankan Monday, 05 December 2011 10:01 PM

    UNP is going down the drain !

    Rollen Tuesday, 06 December 2011 03:23 AM

    Danwath pakshe atha erala giyanam neda honda

    Nodrog Tuesday, 06 December 2011 03:33 AM

    Stop acting like a spoilt child! As smart as you are you still don't realize that you are incompatible for the position you hold and it's time to step down.

    meranchim Tuesday, 06 December 2011 04:07 AM

    go home men give up leader post if you continue party future....?

    Kumar Tuesday, 06 December 2011 04:21 AM

    Karu did not tell; so what, Ranil wasn't the owner of UNP

    Nodrog Tuesday, 06 December 2011 04:14 AM

    Thanks for everything Ranil. Please step down now while some people still have at least a little respect for you.

    Nodrog Tuesday, 06 December 2011 04:19 AM

    If only you fought as hard to stay in power when Chandrika took over your Govt

    prem Tuesday, 06 December 2011 04:45 AM

    Now is the time for respectable stepping down

    Nuwan Tuesday, 06 December 2011 05:06 AM

    please Step Down if you Love and care about UNP one bit ..Please

    mahe Tuesday, 06 December 2011 05:15 AM

    Please go home sir, We want a stronger & united UNP!

    Rohan Amarasinha Tuesday, 06 December 2011 02:52 PM

    Ranil must surely know that the time has now come for him to GO !!


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