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CGTN published this video item, entitled “The Point: What kind of cooperation do U.S. and ASEAN want?” – below is their description.
The Biden administration has just announced $150 million to boost ties with a group of 10 Asia-Pacific countries. The first in-person engagement in five years between leaders of the U.S. and ASEAN wrapped up in Washington on Friday. Why the frugality against the aid bill passed by the House for Ukraine, which is over 260 times more? Why did President Biden not have bilateral meetings with ASEAN leaders? And where does the meeting fit in the U.S.’s overall Indo-Pacific strategy?
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