President Sirisena intensifies moves for alliance with SLPP

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By Our Political Editor

President Maithripala Sirisena, once again this week, turned to his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa, to resurrect talks for an alliance between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP). Such a move would have been...

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