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Sri Lanka to sell 80 percent stake in strategically placed harbor to Chinese

T
he deal may be scrutinized by the U.S., as "the port, in Hambantota, lies along an important trade route linking the Middle East and Asia. And China's navy has been stepping up its operations in the Indian Ocean as it seeks to project power westward."
10 months ago
Jiayun Feng
By Jiayun Feng
Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.
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