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Biden likely to end "silly trade war": Mahathir

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Biden likely to end 'silly trade war': Mahathir

Biden likely to end "silly trade war": Mahathir

After four years of dealing with U.S. President Donald Trump, Asia can expect President-elect Joe Biden to improve ties with traditionally supportive nations and end a "silly trade war" with China, Malaysia's former premier Mahathir Mohamad said.


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