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Xi Issues Call For Solidarity Among Developing Nations in Video Address to Latin American Leaders Summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking remotely to leaders at the seventh Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). Image via Xinhua.

Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed the final day of a leaders summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, where he renewed calls for closer coordination among developing countries and improved South-South cooperation.

The President’s speech didn’t include any policy announcements or much of anything new. But it was notable that he was invited to address the gathering by the host, Argentinian President Alberto Fernández, who has emerged as one of Beijing’s most ardent defenders.

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