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29/11/2009 : General Sarath Fonseka

12:39 PM

Fonseka acknowledges political role in winning the war

General Sarath Fonseka speaking to reporters a short while ago acknowledged that political leadership did play a key role in the victory over the LTTE. He however said he was not happy at the way the displaced are being treated. The General, while reiterating he will run for Presidency, said he will keep his promises as the he did when he led the Army during the war.

General Sarath Fonseka says he will contest under the “Swan” symbol when contesting as a common candidate for the Presidency. He also said that he will run for Presidency under a newly registered party.