07.11.05: UNP's Naveen Dissanayake blurts out in Nuwara Eliya that "Karuna defection was, Wickremasinghe's ploy,…creating a situation during Karuna's European trips for Peace Talks, to make the renegade dissatisfied with LTTE leadership"… and that it would "not be necessary for SL Military to fight the Tigers…American and Indian forces will fight the LTTE if …Pirapaharan opts to wage a war."
11-11-05: Malinda Moragoda echoes Naveen Dissanayake's
statement that UNP
helped to "create the situation to make the renegade Karuna
to break away from the LTTE