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mahinda rajapaksa sri lanka president
Friday, Jan. 02, 2009

Open quoteWe should pay the gratitude of the whole nation to those heroic soldiers.Close quote

  • MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA,
  • Sri Lanka's President, after the military seized control of the Tamil Tiger rebels' de facto capital. The town was mostly empty, as the rebel fighters had moved out
Photo: President's Office / AP | Source: BBC