‘Quad’ leaders pledge new cooperation on China, COVID-19, climate

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    The US, India, Japan and Australia have agreed to supply Asia with a billion coronavirus vaccine doses by the end of next year.

    The commitment was made at the first meeting of the so-called “Quad” group, that aims to counter China’s growing influence.

    Al Jazeera’s White House Correspondent Kimberly Halkett reports.

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