The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) says it is not willing to promote a dictator as President.
SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekera said that while the SLFP is in talks with the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna to work together at the next elections, it will not blindly agree to join.
Speaking at an SLFP meeting in Matara today, Jayasekera said that the SLFP has strict conditions which need to be met for the SLFP to work with the SLPP.
He said that the SLFP is not prepared to bow down to the SLPP at any cost.
Jayasekera asserted that SLFP members will protect the party but will also work with others in the best interest of the nation.