Xi: China supports Sri Lanka in counteracting terrorism

Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasized that the Chinese government and people stand firmly with the Sri Lankan people and support the South Asian nation in safeguarding its national security and stability. President Xi made the remarks while meeting with his Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday in Beijing. Sirisena expressed his willingness to build the Belt and Road with China and enhance China-Sri Lanka mutually beneficial cooperation.