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July 28, 2015
British PM heads to Southeast Asia with trade, IS on agenda
Jakarta (AFP) July 27, 2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron begins a visit to Southeast Asia on Monday, looking to seal $1.2 billion in trade deals and push for greater cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group. Cameron will arrive in Indonesia on the first stop of a four-day trip, accompanied by 30 British business leaders and the trade minister, before heading to Singapore, Vietnam and Malaysia. He will use meetings with President Joko Widodo of Indonesia and Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia to ... read more

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