Cambodian Prime Minister Tests Positive for Covid-19 After Meeting World Leaders

President Biden was among those who met with Hun Sen at the summit of Southeast Asian nations.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen tested positive for Covid-19 after meeting with world leaders, including President Biden, at a summit of Southeast Asian nations last week.

Mr. Hun Sen held one-on-one talks with President Biden on Saturday on the sidelines of the regional discussions in Phnom Penh. Mr. Biden—who is on a five-day trip to Asia to attend a series of summits—then traveled to Bali, Indonesia, where he sat down with Chinese leader Xi Jinping for a face-to-face meeting Monday that stretched over three hours.

The White House said Mr. Biden tested negative for the virus on Tuesday morning and isn’t considered a close contact of Mr. Hun Sen under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. After attending a summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Bali, Mr. Biden leaves for the U.S. on Wednesday.

In full: https://www.wsj.com/articles/cambodian-prime-minister-tests-positive-for-covid-19-after-meeting-world-leaders-11668484599

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