Speaking to the media today (04), Kumaratunga said a statement by a person holding powers of the executive would amount to the government standpoint.
President’s counsel Manohara de Silva said the war heroes were at a disadvantage due to the agreement for an international court on the UNHRC recommendations.
He urged the opposition to mediate and influence in this matter.
Meanwhile, Fonseka told a reception at Kiribathgoda town today that every politician should take responsibility for all the remarks he or she made.
The event was organized by his supporters in protest against a demonstration over Fonseka’s remarks against Jayasuriya.
He noted that punishment should be given for wrongdoing even if the wrongdoer wore a uniform.
At the protest against Fonseka, an effigy of the minister was caned and set on fire in the middle of Kiribathgoda town.