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China Pledges New Aid for UN Peacekeeping, Development

Chinese President Xi Jinping, addressing world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly, made new commitments to uphold peace, encourage global development and support efforts to reduce climate change. In his Monday morning address at the global body's New York headquarters, Xi pledged $1 billion in aid to the U.N. peace and development fund and promised to create a reserve force of 8,000 U.N. peacekeeping troops. He also announced China would give $100 million in military assistance to...

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