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U.S. postpones summit with ASEAN leaders amid coronavirus fears: sources

Reuters Saturday, 29 February 2020
The United States has decided to postpone a meeting with leaders of Southeast Asian countries it had planned to host on March 14 due to worries about the coronavirus outbreak, two U.S. officials familiar with the matter said on Friday.
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