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Fifteen Asia-Pacific economies formed the world's largest free trade bloc on Sunday, a China-backed deal that excludes the United States, which had left a rival Asia-Pacific grouping under Donald Trump. FRANCE 24's International Affairs Commentator Douglas Herbert tells us more.

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