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JHU wants Ceasefire revised

[b]JHU wants Ceasefire revised[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 01 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) today lodged their out right disapproval against the Government's decision to protect the Ceasefire Agreement at the recently concluded Geneva talks.

JHU leader Ven. Ellawala Medananda Thero addressing a media conference emphasized that his party was not against peace. "We re for both peace and for also holding peace talks, but we think that the Ceasefire agreement must be revised and must not be protected on its present context," he said.

He also pointed out that his party pledged support to President Mahinda Rajapakse and the Government hoping that they would make necessary changes and not continue what leaders of the past had been doing. "

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