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"I want to thank the Canadian people who came out to wave—with all five fingers—for their hospitality."
GEORGE W. BUSH, U.S. President, on his first official visit to Canada, calling the reception warm and cordial despite the crowds of demonstrators who marched in Ottawa to protest his trip

"You can only engage China or confront China, and certainly we have chosen to engage China."
M.C. ABAD, ASEAN spokesman, following the signing of a free-trade pact with China at the asean summit in Vientiane, Laos

"I think one year from now, some things...

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