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EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator to visit Sri Lanka

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Counter-terrorism Coordinator of the European Union (EU) Gilles de Kerchove will be in Sri Lanka and the Maldives between today (11 July) and 16 July, the EU said.

Issuing a statement yesterday (10 July), the EU said that the objective of the scheduled visit is to support the two countries to strengthen security and develop a better exchange of experiences.

During his visit to Sri Lanka, Kerchove is expected to meet the representatives of the Government, the Opposition, defence officials as well as the representatives of the civil society.

Kerchove will also meet the diplomatic community in both Sri Lanka and the Maldives.