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UPFA rejects any autonomy to Tamil regions beyond 13th amendment

The General Secretary of the United People’s Freedom Alliance Susil Premajayanth reiterated the party’s rejection of granting any autonomy beyond the provisions of the 13th amendment to the Tamil North-East of Sri Lanka.  

Speaking to Ceylon Today, Mr Premajayanth, said,

“What is the ethnic issue? It is Sampanthan of the Tamil National Alliance who is talking about the ethnic issue. What he wants is North-East integration and to establish autonomy which we will never allow. We are not prepared to give anything beyond 13.”

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