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Hanoi Postpones ASEAN Leaders Summit Until Late June Amid Coronavirus Fears

By Kyodo News 20 March 2020

HANOI—Vietnam has informed its ASEAN peers that a leaders summit it was due to host next month will be postponed until late June due to the spread of the coronavirus, a diplomatic source said Thursday.

Vietnam, which holds the rotating chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations this year, plans to host the meeting in the seaside resort of Danang.

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