UNP Ex-Co endorses union with SLFP
The UNP executive committee Monday gave its
thumbs-up to the deal with the ruling SLFP, but advised to finalise an
agreement on power sharing before signing the landmark Memorandum of
Understanding (MoU) between the two parties, UNP sources said.
Govt will not retreat from talks - Minister Nimal Siripala
COLOMBO: Government Chief Negotiator Minister Nimal
Siripala de Silva yesterday emphasised that the Government will not
retreat from the negotiations table for any reason, unlike the LTTE
which has repeatedly gone back on its word.