Friday, October 9, 2009

We can't allow Prabhakaran's ghost to rule: Rajapaksa

Acknowledging that there was international pressure on it, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that the country cannot allow LTTE chief Prabhakaran's "ghost" to rule Sri Lanka even after his death.

"There is international pressure on us. There is pressure from outside the country and from within to reverse the victories we achieved. However, we cannot let that happen. We cannot let the country be taken backwards," he said on Wednesday while addressing a gathering in the South-Eastern Hambantota town.
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