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Power struggle in Sri Lanka is completed

The week-long battle in Sri Lanka's power seems to be finished: in October, established Premier Rajapaksa has resigned. Instead, the previously created, to suggest the Prime Minister was reinstated in his office.

The end of October, fiscal rigidity and the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka has been in office. Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in by President Maithripala Sirisena, told Wickremesinghes United National party (UNP).

The President himself head of the government, Wickremesinghe had, on 26. October removed from office, and thus a power struggle triggered by government shops in the country to a standstill - because the 69-year-old Wickremesinghe had refused, according to his deposition, to vacate his Post.

No majority for a new government

The of Sirisena as the head of government appointed Ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa has tried several times in vain to get a majority in Parliament for his new government.

Sri Lanka President Sirisena. He wanted to boss Rajapaksa government.

Ex-President Rajapaksa, however, ran into considerable headwinds.

Sirisena and Rajapaksa were also against the wind of justice: The Supreme court of Sri Lanka ruled that the dissolution of Parliament on may 9. November was by President Sirisena illegal - as well as the Declaration of new elections for the 5. January. The court under Rajapaksa said that the office of the government leaders, as long as he and his Cabinet could not represent their legitimacy. Yesterday, Rajapakse, resigned finally.

Bitter feud between two former allies

"We would like to thank the citizens of the country who have fought against the illegal seizure of power and ensure that democracy is restored," said Wickremesinghes UNP via Twitter.

President Sirisena had announced during the state of crisis, Wickremesinghe never swear in as Prime Minister. The bitter feud between the two former allies was, in fact, that the head of state, journalists now included the swearing-in exclusive.

A spokesman for the re-established heads of government declared that Wickremesinghe will make in the coming days a new Cabinet. Priority of the budget will have for 2019. Because of the 51 days of government crisis, the budget could not be approved for the coming year. Therefore, a far-reaching closure of the public administration is threatening the South Asian country.

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