China hopeful of further cooperation with Sri Lanka, despite project reviews

January 19, 2015 9:11 AM

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday it hoped for continued "cooperation" with Sri Lanka despite a pledge by the new government in Colombo to review Chinese infrastructure projects awarded under the previous administration.

The remarks by China's Foreign Ministry come two days after a junior Sri Lankan minister said President Maithripala Sirisena's government would look at benchmarks for Chinese infrastructure costs using independent audit firms.

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