Blinken cuts short Asia trip due to COVID-19 case in delegation: official

Blinken cuts short Asia trip due to COVID-19 case in delegation: official
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives at Subang Airport, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia December 14, 2021. (Reuters)
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Updated 16 December 2021

Blinken cuts short Asia trip due to COVID-19 case in delegation: official

Blinken cuts short Asia trip due to COVID-19 case in delegation: official

KUALA LUMPUR: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday cut short a trip to Southeast Asia after a member of his delegation contracted the coronavirus, a spokesman for the US state department said.
“The secretary would be returning to Washington DC, out of the abundance of caution,” the spokesman said Blinken told Thai foreign minister Don Pramudwinai.