Foreign Affairs - 19 May 2022

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On Wednesday, Xi Jinping called Philippine President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. to congratulate him on his election victory.

Some context: Xi already sent congratulations a week earlier.

Pucker up: Marcos, aged 17, kissed Chairman Mao on both cheeks, when he and his mother, Imelda,...


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