China aims to boost Southeast Asia ties

In speech to Indonesia's parliament, President Xi Jinping lays out plan to improve relations with ASEAN countries.

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wants to strengthen ties with countries in Southeast Asia. He made the comments at a speech at Indonesian parliament where, for the first time ever, a foreign leader gave a public speech.

    It is part of a three-day trip to Indonesia, Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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