"If approached, we are ready to sit and talk and I have confidence that they (leaders) will come (for talks)," he told reporters at the airport here.
His remarks came amid the speculations in a section of media that a merger was on the cards after dumping party interim chief V K Sasikala and her family, including deputy chief Dhinakaran.
On the FIR against Dhinakaran, the former chief minister said he would comment on it after getting full information.
Answering a question, he said, only his faction would get the AIADMK party's two-leaves symbol.
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