Sri Lanka PM says previous regime played China against India

Sri Lanka PM says previous regime played China against India Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has said that the new government will take an even-handed approach and balance its relations with the two friendly neighbors China and India.In an interview with the NDTV of India, Prime Minister Wickremasinghe has said that his government will redress the pro-China tilt of the previous regime under former President Mahinda Rajapaksa who has played the China card to India and the West."President Rajapaksa's regime tried to play China against India and India against China but it came a cropper," NDTV quoted Mr. Wickremasinghe as saying.During the Rajapaksa years, China invested an estimated $6 billion in Sri Lanka, some of it in strategic infrastructure projects like ports and a...
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