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URGENT ¥¥¥ Obama congratulates China's new president: Xinhua

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US President Barack Obama and new Chinese president Xi Jinping held telephone talks Thursday on the expansion of ties between the two countries, according to state news agency Xinhua.

Obama congratulated Xi on his new appointment after he was named president by China's parliament and said US-China relations were faced with an historic opportunity for future cooperation, Xinhua said.

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