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UNP rules out federalism

The deputy foreign minister of Sri Lanka has ruled out a federal setup for Sri Lanka.

Ajith Perera, who is also the chief organiser for the Kalutara district for the UNP, said at a press conference that the UNP-led United National Front for Good Governance would only devolve power within a unitary state.

Earlier this year, Foreign Mangala Samaraweera said he is “hopeful”, a new government will introduce a new constitution, which will “meet the aspirations of all the peoples of Sri Lanka”.

Wigneswaran calls for united effort to achieve Tamil nation's aspirations (21 July 2015)

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