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Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa Says He Hasn’t Conceded Defeat in Election

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Former Sri Lankan leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said he hasn’t conceded defeat in parliamentary elections following a report saying that he had given up hopes of running the government.

“Mahinda Rajapaksa hasn’t yet received official final results of #GenElecSL to accept victory or concede defeat,” said a post on his official Twitter account on Tuesday, using a hashtag for General Election Sri Lanka.