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Infrastructure, Tourism Top Wang Yi’s Agenda During Two Days of Talks With Thai Leaders

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin in Bangkok on Monday to discuss a China-backed high-speed railway and other infrastructure development initiatives. Image via Xinhua.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi concluded a two-day visit to Thailand on Monday that included talks with his counterpart Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara and Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin.

Wang’s visit to Bangkok came at a time of heightened tensions in Southeast Asia amid a worsening insurgency just over Thailand’s northern border with Myanmar and in the South China Sea, where Beijing is wrangling with half a dozen countries over territorial disputes.

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