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AP Interview: Sri Lankan president says country now safe

May 07, 2019 - Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Sri Lanka's president says "99%" of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive materials seized, and that it is safe for tourists to return to the Indian Ocean island nation.

"The country is in a safe position right now," President Maithripala Sirisena said in an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday.

"Our intelligence divisions have identified how many terrorists are there and 99% of them hav...