JVP says it will raise a fresh alliance

Colombo – Tuesday:
The Alliance government’s key
coalition partner the JVP on Tuesday said it would raise a fresh
alliance to defeat
President Chandrika
Kumaratunga
and the opposition United National
Party if it broke away from the government on Wednesday. The JVP has
given the President an Wednesday midnight ultimatum to withdraw a
proposal to disburse tsunami aid together with the LTTE – threatening to
quit the coalitions otherwise. JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva
drumming up support at the Lipton Circus on Tuesday after the Marxists
party marched through Colombo in protest to the aid sharing proposal.
SF/LBO

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Colombo – Tuesday:
The Alliance government’s key
coalition partner the JVP on Tuesday said it would raise a fresh
alliance to defeat
President Chandrika
Kumaratunga
and the opposition United National
Party if it broke away from the government on Wednesday. The JVP has
given the President an Wednesday midnight ultimatum to withdraw a
proposal to disburse tsunami aid together with the LTTE – threatening to
quit the coalitions otherwise. JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva
drumming up support at the Lipton Circus on Tuesday after the Marxists
party marched through Colombo in protest to the aid sharing proposal.
SF/LBO