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Vice-President Xi Jinping's trip to Iowa saw him put aside thorny issues in the Sino-US relationship to mingle with old friends.
It also resulted in a request from Iowa Governor Terry Branstad that could bolster ties with the man expected to become China's next leader.18 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
My impression of the country came from you. For me, you are America
Vice-President Xi Jinping, speaking to residents of Muscatine, a farming town in Iowa
It's a great American story. A great American story
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During his visit next week to Iowa, Vice-President Xi Jinping will reconnect with acquaintances he met decades ago rather than touch on anything concerning Sino-US ties, but the brief stop is significant for both the Midwestern state and for Xi himself.10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
A one-hour stay in the Midwestern United States town of Muscatine, Iowa, will give Vice-President Xi Jinping a chance to reunite with old friends, brush up on his down-to-earth image by chatting to the locals and set aside controversies that plague Sino-US ties.10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
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