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Xi pledges US$2b for new development fund for poor countries

In his address to a UN summit on development, Mr Xi said that China will join other countries in a concerted effort to realise the post-2015 agenda.

New York

CHINESE President Xi Jinping on Saturday pledged US$2 billion for a new development fund for poor countries on a UN visit showcasing Beijing's growing global role.

Mr Xi's announcement, made in his first address to the United Nations, follows longstanding criticism from

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