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Hu hosts welcome ceremony for U.S. President Obama

2009-11-17 10:32 BJT

Special Report: US President Barack Obama Visits China |

BEIJING, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted a red-carpet welcome ceremony for visiting U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday morning at the Great Hall of the People.

This is Obama' s first state visit to China since he assumed presidency in January.

Chinese President Hu Jintao holds a welcome ceremony for visiting U.S. President Barack Obama at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 17, 2009.(Xinhua/Li Tao)
Chinese President Hu Jintao holds a welcome ceremony
for visiting U.S. President Barack Obama at the Great
Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 17, 2009.
(Xinhua/Li Tao)