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* Sri Lankan government minister says India has a right to intervene in the ethnic crisis
Wednesday, October 22, 2008, 12:10 GMT, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 22, Colombo: Periyasamy Chandrasekaran, Leader of the Upcountry People's Front and a Member of Parliament for the Nuwara Eliya district today said India's intervention in the Sri Lankan terrorism issue cannot be avoided.

Speaking at the parliament this morning Minister Chandrasekaran said at the moment most of the civilians in the Kilinochchi district are facing more difficulties due to the on going war in Northern region.

He said there are no political solutions to the ethnic conflicts in the world.

Minister Chandrasekaran pointed out due to this conflict many Tamil leaders in the country have been killed in the past decades.

"In this situation people in the Tamil Nadu have a certain rights to intervene in the ethnic crisis in Sri Lanka," the Minister added.

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