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May 26, 2022 01:18 PM
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Singapore’s Leader Warns Against Isolating China After Biden Visit

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong answers questions at the 27th International Conference on The Future of Asia in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong answers questions at the 27th International Conference on The Future of Asia in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made the statement after the U.S. president visited Asia for a series of summits that excluded the world’s second-largest economy.

“If U.S.-China relations continue on this path, it will lead to further bifurcation of technology and splitting of supply chains or even worse unintended consequences,” Lee told an audience at the Future of Asia conference in Tokyo Thursday. “It’s far better that China’s economy be integrated into the region, than for it to operate on its own by a different set of rules.”

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