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Meet Sri Lanka’s new president and his brother, the prime minister

EURASIA LIVE
21 November 2019
Gotabaya Rajapaksa narrowly won Sri Lanka's presidential election on 16 November, was sworn in on the 18th, and named his brother, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, as prime minister on the 20th.

Eurasia Group experts Akhil Bery and Kelsey Broderick break down the whirlwind week and how the new strongman president will navigate a tough economy and relations with China and the US.
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