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US, ASEAN Postpone March Summit Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The United States said Friday that Washington was postponing a special summit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as countries around the globe continued to fight the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

“As the international community works together to defeat the novel coronavirus, the United States, in consultation with ASEAN partners, has made the difficult decision to postpone the ASEAN leaders meeting previously scheduled for mid-March,” a senior administration official said.

The U.S. and 10 nations from the Southeast Asian bloc have been eyeing a read more >>>

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