By P.K.Balachandran Colombo, January 19 (The Citizen): Sri Lanka’s premier Tamil party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), is caught in a cleft stick. On the one hand, it has to cooperate with and need be prop up the United National Front (UNF) government led by Ranil Wickremesinghe. The Tamils see Wickremesinghe as being sympathetic to their interests and concerns in...
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