Sri Lanka handed over its port of Hambantota to China on a 99-year lease, prompting questions about the benefit of “Belt and Road Initiative” projects to host countries. Photo: AFP

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Sri Lanka handed over its port of Hambantota to China on a 99-year lease, prompting questions about the benefit of “Belt and Road Initiative” projects to host countries. Photo: AFP
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