JVP says will oppose interim administration talks with LTTE

Ishara S. Kodikara | AFP | Getty Images Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, center, speaks to supporters at the prime minister's official residence in Colombo on December 16, 2018, after he was reappointed as prime minister by Sri Lanka's president, the same man who fired him from the job nearly two months ago.

The JVP said on Thursday that it will oppose any move by the government to go for talks on an interim administration with the LTTE. The JVP said on Thursday that it will oppose any move by the government to go for talks on an interim administration with the LTTE. “We will take whatever action necessary if the government goes ahead with this,” said JVP Propaganda Secretary, Wimal Weerawamsa, on Thursday.

This is after the government issued a notice on Wednesday saying, among other things, that it is willing to talk with the LTTE on setting up an interim administration, for humanitarian reasons.

The JVP says the announcement was never discussed with them, although they are part of the government.

Talks with the LTTE, says the government’s partner, must be in line with a final solution.

“We are totally opposed to an interim solution without a final solution,” said Tilvin Silva, General Secretary of the JVP.

“This government has no public mandate to go for an interim administration or to hold talks on an interim administration,” he said.

However the JVP refused to comment on what action it would take n