Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe says willing to resign to make way for all-party govt - statement

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Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe attends an interview with Reuters at his office in Colombo
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COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is willing to resign to make way for an all-party governtment, his office said in a statement on Saturday.

The statement follows intensifying anti-government protests that saw President Gotabaya Rajapaksa evacuated before protestors stormed his residence on Saturday.

(Reporting by Uditha Jayasinghe in Colombo; Writing by Alasdair Pal; Editing by Emelia Sithole-Matarise)

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