Had President Mahinda Rajapaksa given in to Indian and joint British-French pressure to halt a combined security forces offensive directed at the LTTE, last April, the terrorist leadership would have survived to fight another day.
Secretary to the President, Lalith Weeratunga revealed that the President had politely explained to both parties that the LTTE could not be given a lifeline again.
Responding to The Island queries, Weeratunga said that Indian delegation comprising Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon
Fonseka says he kept his pledge to
wipe out terror
Opposition common candidate for the forthcoming Presidential election General (Retd) Sarath Fonseka, addressing an election rally in Kalmunai on Tuesday, said that President Mahinda Rajapaksa had been a politician for...