In APEC Summit, Duterte calls for universal virus vaccine access, inclusive economic recovery

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte called for stronger cooperation to ensure universal coronavirus vaccine access and inclusive economic recovery during the first-ever virtual APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting on Friday night.

Citing APEC’s role in promoting economic growth and prosperity in the Pacific Rim region over past the decades, Duterte said that APEC will play an important role in the region’s post-pandemic recovery efforts and in achieving sustained and inclusive growth.

“We aim for a comprehensive recovery with no one left behind. This can only be done through deeper engagement with the international community, especially with close partners in the Pacifi…

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