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China to promote multilateralism, globalization as 'Asian moment' arrives

2022-11-11 10:05:17       source:Global Times

November 10, 2022

For the next few days, the world's attention will shift toward Southeast Asia, where countries are scheduled to host three major international and regional summits. They are trying to seek solutions and consensus amid growing geopolitical turbulence and the long-lasting impact of COVID-19. As the "Asian moment" starts, with the ASEAN summit, G20 and APEC meetings kicking off one after another, China is expected to continue advocating for multilateralism, free trade and a higher level of globalization in the face of mounting challenges, further deepen cooperation with developing countries and play the role of stabilizer in regional and global affairs, experts said. 

The ASEAN Summits and a series of leaders' meetings on East Asia cooperation are taking place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from Tuesday to November 13, which will be followed by the G20 summit that is scheduled to be held in Bali, Indonesia from November 15 to 16. 

Soon afterward, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from November 18 to 19.

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