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If internal self-determination is denied, Tamils are entitled to exercise external self-determination – Sampanthan

The leader of the TNA has stated that Tamils are entitled to exercise external self-determination if their right to internal self-determination is denied.

Speaking at a public event held on Sunday in Sulipuram, Jaffna, Mr R.Sampanthan said: ‘We are a seeking maximum devolution of power in our areas of historical habitation, on the basis of our right to internal self-determination and sovereignty, within an undivided an indivisible country.’

‘In the event that this is denied, we are entitled to exercise the right to external self-determination, and the international community is very well aware of it ,’ the TNA leader added.