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China's Xi opposes global monetary policy U-turn in Davos talk

Modi hails India's push on climate change, vaccine deliveries during WEF speech

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks to the World Economic Forum online on Jan. 17 in this screenshot from the forum's website.

SHANGHAI/NEW DELHI -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged major countries to work together to mitigate persistent economic risks from COVID-19, the same day fresh data showed waning momentum in the world's No. 2 economy.

Addressing the World Economic Forum virtually, Xi also reiterated his warning against a "Cold War mentality" that he said would undermine efforts to solve shared problems -- a thinly veiled jab at the U.S. and its allies.

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