China to focus on post-pandemic recovery at Central Asia summit despite internal tensions

  • China
  • Sunday, 08 Nov 2020

HONG KONG, Nov 8 (SCMP): China is expected to further cement its influence in Central Asia as regional leaders meet for a virtual security and economic summit, despite tensions between members.

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to deliver a keynote speech at the leaders’ summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on Tuesday, during a videoconference hosted by his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, according to the Chinese foreign ministry.

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