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* Sri Lanka's main opposition building a rapport with Marxist party
Mon, Nov 12, 2012, 08:54 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 12, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's Opposition and main opposition United National Party (UNP), Ranil Wickremasinghe has said the party was engaged in building a rapport with the Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP).

He has told the media that the UNP and the JVP were currently working together in parliament on various issues and the JVP would work together with the UNP when a need for such cooperation was needed.

Wickremasinghe has observed that most opposition political parties were part of the UNP led movement, "Vipakshaye Virodhaya".

The Vipakshaye Virodhaya has organized a people's assembly on November 22nd at New Town Hall to discuss the people's issues and the measures to be taken, according to Wickremasinghe.

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