Sri Lanka’s Defence Secretary warns of LTTE elements working behind political parties

Jan 21, Colombo: Defence Secretary of Sri Lanka Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says that even after the end of the war, LTTE elements were still trying to act from behind some political parties.

Rajapaksa has said that the government could not be held responsible for the persons who go missing due to terrorist activities.

The Defence Secretary has made these comments at a ceremony held in Matale to honor 2,217 war heroes from the Matale District who had sacrificed their lives in the war.

Families of the war heroes were handed a special medal for their service rendered to the country.

Speaking at the event, Rajapaksa has also noted that some foreign organizations supported and pushed for the agendas of terrorist organizations.

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