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Sri Lankan MP says TNA manifesto threatens country's sovereignty

The Sri Lankan MP and former UNP General Secretary, Tissa Attanayake, said the Tamil National Alliance's (TNA) manifesto was a threat to Sri Lanka's sovereignty stating that it called for LTTE members to be pardoned, reports the Daily Mirror.

"The TNA’s manifesto released on Saturday is a challenge to the war victory because it wants a re-merger of the North and East under federal structure and right to self determination for Sri Lankan Tamils," he was further reported as saying by the newspaper.

“The TNA wants to political solution to the national question that goes beyond the 13th Amendment. It has vowed to support the UNP at the elections,” he added.

The TNA published its manifesto on Saturday. See more here.

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