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Only we can solve our own problems, and none other

May 27, 2011 5:45:17 AM - news.lk

Sri Lanka President at Ranaviru Day celebrations

“We have An Armed Force committed to rebuild the country”

“We will not heed to the demands of separatists or terrorists”

We do not hesitate to ensure the democratic and human rights of the citizens living in north and east. But we will not heed to the demands of separatists or terrorists. When people in this country do not accept their demands, they look for ways to make us bow down using foreign influence. But I must emphasize that no one can do anything in this country without the consent of our people. It is only we who can solve our own problems, and no one else, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing the nation, at the 2nd Ranaviru Day celebrations at Galle Face, Colombo today ( May 27)