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ASEAN summit in Vietnam postponed until end-June over coronavirus

Reuters Thursday, 19 March 2020
A summit of Southeast Asian and other international leaders scheduled in Vietnam early next month has been postponed until end-June due to worries about coronavirus, Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday.
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