Deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe addressed the nation from Temple Trees this evening.
Making a special statement, Wickremesinghe rejected all the allegations made by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday.
He accused the President of making false claims which even a child will not believe.
Wickremesinghe said that the appointment of a new Prime Minister last week was undemocratic.
He called on Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to summon Parliament immediately in order to resolve the political crisis.
Wickremesinghe said that the crisis in the country can be resolved only through Parliament. (Colombo Gazette)