The President of the United States has met with leaders from Southeast Asia during a two-day summit. The U.S.-ASEAN meetings took place at the White House and at the U.S. State Department. They covered a wide range of issues including security concerns, China and the economy. We begin with this report from CGTN correspondent Nathan King.
Joining the discussion:
- Sourabh Gupta is the Senior Asia-Pacific international relations policy specialist, Institute for China-America studies.
- Victor Gao is a Chair Professor at Soochow University.
- Reuben Mondejar is President of the Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong.
- Peter Chang is Deputy Director, Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya.
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