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Xi takes swipe at US by urging restraint from 'meddling'

In Boao speech, president says China will never seek 'hegemony, expansion'

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers via video link a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia.   © Reuters

SHANGHAI -- In a message seemingly directed at the U.S. and its allies, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged countries across the world to adopt multilateralism rather than erecting barriers to cooperation.

Speaking via video on Tuesday to the Boao Forum for Asia, an annual meeting held in the Chinese southern province of Hainan, Xi said countries should refrain from "bossing others around or meddling in others' internal affairs."

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