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New Zealand PM says no known link between Sri Lanka bombings and Christchurch attack

1 month ago   |   By RT

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has said she is unaware of any links between Sunday's church and hotel bombings in Sri Lanka and the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand after a Sri Lankan minister suggested a connection.
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The Latest: New Zealand says it has not seen Sri Lanka link

The Latest: New Zealand says it has not seen Sri Lanka link

1 month ago   |   By National Post

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka :
10:25
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she hasn't received any official advice from Sri Lanka or seen any intelligence reports to corroborate claims from Sri Lanka's government that the Easter attacks were in retaliation for the mosque massacres in Christchurch last month.
Ardern told reporters in Auckland that Sri Lanka is in the early stages of its investigation, and that New Zealand plans to stand back and allow it to proceed. She said she hadn't been in direct contact with Sri Lanka, although officials...
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