Coronavirus live news: China pledges more vaccine support for south-east Asia

Posted by on June 8, 2021 1:35 am
Categories: Global Stories

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6.30am BST

China today pledged further assistance to Southeast Asian nations in battling the pandemic, the Associated Press reports.

The country’s foreign minister, Wang Yi, told his Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) counterparts that China had already delivered 100 million doses of vaccine to Asean nations along with other materials and technical help.

6.26am BST

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