The UNP has laid down a condition to DNA led by Sarath Fonseka if it joins the combined opposition.
The condition is that UNPers expelled from the party or against whom disciplinary action is in progress should not be recruited to Sarath Fonseka's party.
The UNP has laid down this condition on information received to the effect that UNPers expelled or against whom disciplinary action is in progress were trying to join the combined opposition through Sarath Fonseka's political party and subsequently to obtain positions in the combined opposition.
Reports say that this condition has been conveyed to Sarath Fonseka's party through a senior UNP member.
Discussions are in progress with regard to having the party headed by Sarath Fonseka join the Combined Opposition led by the UNP.