China's Vice President Xi Jinping meets with U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington

 
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China's Vice President Xi Jinping (L) meets with U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, February 14, 2012. Obama and Xi will hold talks on Tuesday that could help boost the international stature of China's leader-in-waiting while testing Obama's ability to balance U.S.-China diplomacy with election-year pressures. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)