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* Some political and humanitarian aspects were not focused in Sri Lanka war - Opposition Leader
Tue, Jun 24, 2014, 11:27 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe says that the international pressure could be avoided if the legal system of the country was strengthened.

After boycotting the Sirasa TV for five years, the Opposition Leader participated in the Face to Face programme of the news channel. The program will be telecast fully Thursday night.

Answering a question about the ending of the war, Wickremasinghe said that there were different views about war and he could have ended the war in a different way.

He added that the President Mahinda Rajapaksa wanted to end the war somehow and some political and humanitarian aspects were not focused during the process.

Pointing out that the President had promised UN Secretary General to allow a probe regarding war, the Opposition Leader said if internal systems in the country were strong, Sri Lanka would have been able to face international pressures and the hold its own investigation under the law of state.

The Opposition Leader also has spoken about the powers of the party's Working Committee and the Party Constitution.

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