Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, Prime Ministers Thongsing Thammavong of Laos, Prayuth Chan-ocha of Thailand, China's Premier Li Keqiang, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and Myanmar's Vice-President Sai Mauk Kham attend the Lancang-Mekong cooperation leaders' meeting in Sanya, Hainan province. Photo: Reuters

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Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, Prime Ministers Thongsing Thammavong of Laos, Prayuth Chan-ocha of Thailand, China's Premier Li Keqiang, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and Myanmar's Vice-President Sai Mauk Kham attend the Lancang-Mekong cooperation leaders' meeting in Sanya, Hainan province. Photo: Reuters
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