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Chinese corrals Pacific, Caribbean support ahead of World Health meeting

Reuters Friday, 15 May 2020
Beijing has hosted a teleconference with its Pacific island nation allies to discuss COVID-19 aid and publicised their pledge to support the "One China" principle and "oppose any attempt" to politicise the coronavirus pandemic.
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