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South Asian Leaders Gather in Kunming for China-South Asia Expo

File image of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, a prominent attendee of this year's China-South Asian Expo. Ishara S. Kodikara / AFP

Leaders from South Asian countries gathered in the southwest Chinese city of Kunming for the seventh China-South Asia Expo. It was an occasion for Chinese leaders to emphasize both trade and political ties.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told the guests that “China welcomes South Asian countries to continue to ride on China’s development momentum and share the benefits of China’s growth.”

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