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Obama meets China's president

Barack Obama has met China's outgoing president during a meeting at a summit of Asian countries taking place in Cambodia. He become the first sitting US President to visit Cambodia and Burma on his historic tour of Asia.

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Obama: 'Burma visit not an endorsement'

US President Barack Obama and Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at a welcoming ceremony at the Government House in Bangkok. Credit: REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

As President Barack Obama arrived in Thailand he was asked whether his visit to Burma tomorrow was premature, given the country's record on human rights.

He said: "This is not an endorsement of the Burmese government. This is an acknowledgement that there is a process under way inside that country that even two years ago nobody foresaw."

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