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Ultra-nationalist Buddhist group calls on army to vote for Maithri

The National Bhikku Front, an organisation of Buddhist monks, has called on members of the security forces to vote for the common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena.

The ultra-nationalist organisation reassured the military that Sirisena would never conduct an internal or international investigation into war crimes, as he said in his manifesto, which proved that soldiers were safe.

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