Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera with Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe during their meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 21, 2018. Photo: Reuters

Japan offers to boost Sri Lanka security as China makes inroads

Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera will visit the port in Hambantota, which Colombo has leased to a Chinese state-owned company for 99 years

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Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera with Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe during their meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 21, 2018. Photo: Reuters
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