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President condemns the Manchester attack

(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – President Maithripala Sirisena condemns the terrorist attack on a Manchester musical concert that claimed the lives of 22 civilians and injured scores more.

All States should come together strongly to defeat all forms of terrorism, stated President Sirisena in a letter addressed to British Premier Theresa May.

Earlier, President had tweeted “Killing innocent civilians for political gain in heinous”, referring to the Manchester Arena attack. Sri Lanka’s people and the Government stand in solidarity with the British people and the families of the victims in this hour of grief, says the President’s message further.

President Sirisena also wishes speedy recovery to the injured.

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