US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. Photo: AFP

Pompeo accuses China of being a ‘predator’ that offers ‘bad deals’ to Sri Lanka and Maldives

  • Burst of diplomatic outreach to Sri Lanka, including US secretary of state’s visit, coincides with attempts by US, India and Japan to counter China
  • Proposed economic and military pacts between US and Sri Lanka are likely to be on the agenda during Pompeo’s visit

Topic |   Sri Lanka
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. Photo: AFP
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