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Asia and Europe vow to fix supply chains, push digital access

ASEM condemns Myanmar regime, warns on maritime security

The pandemic has disrupted global supply chains -- a problem European and Asian leaders have resolved to address.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Leaders from Asia and Europe have agreed to improve supply chains and accelerate digitalization to drive COVID-19 recoveries, at a two-day virtual conference hosted by Cambodia.

The 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) wrapped up Friday, with three statements spelling out pledges of cooperation as well as expressing concern over the crisis in Myanmar and territorial tensions.

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