He said that for all communities to live in peace the issues faced by those communities must be identified. “We must accept that the people in the North have issues,” he asserted. The President said that he is committed to fulfil the mandate given by the people to him in January last year. (Colombo Gazette) He also said that some groups are now talking of forming a new political front but he will not b easily shaken.President Sirisena also said that he was elected to office last year based on his election mandate. President Maithripala Sirisena today insisted that the people must identify and accept that Northern Tamils do have issues.Speaking in Kilinochchi today, the President said that everyone must show commitment to ensure reconciliation among all communities.