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Foreign Minister Wang travels Southeast Asia

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi concluded a visit to Vietnam on Saturday and has continued to Cambodia for talks on Sunday and Monday. In Phnom Penh, he will meet Premier Hu Sen. After that, it’s on to Singapore. The countries of Southeast Asia currently have a divided relationship with China. It is usually the largest trading partner and an alternative to the EU and the USA as a partner. Wang also promises vaccine supplies: He has promised Vietnam three million free doses. At the same time, relations are strained by territorial disputes in the South China Sea and a general Chinese quest for supremacy. fin

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