He urged the public not to be misled by such groups and added that there is no room for extremism be it in the North or the South.
The President was speaking during the special session of Parliament today where a resolution was submitted to convert the Parliament into a Constitutional Assembly.
Several political parties have sought amendments to the resolution and the President called for consensus to draft the new Constitution.
He dismissed claims that some foreign Governments were behind moves to draft a new Constitution for the Country.
As part of the new Constitution a proposal is to be made to abolish the Executive Presidential system.
The President says some feel the Executive Presidential system helped end the war. But he says is someone wants the Executive Presidential system to remain then they expect another war.
President Sirisena said that instead of focusing on the Executive Presidential system efforts must be taken to prevent another war from taking place. (Colombo Gazette)