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December
2019
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10:43
Europe/Amsterdam

India wants to woo Sri Lanka but China stands in the way

Prof C Raja Mohan, Director of the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS opined that the new Sri Lankan President is widely expected to deepen ties with China, but not if India can help it. On the security front, the key lies in a mutual understanding between Delhi and Colombo on the red-lines regarding China’s military role in Sri Lanka.