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Obama to meet Xi in California in June

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President Barack Obama will hold his first summit with President Xi Jinping in California next month, with Sino-US relations rattled by alleged Chinese cyber spying and tensions in the Pacific. 

US President Barack Obama and then-Chinese VP Xi Jinping speak during meetings in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on February 14, 2012. Obama will hold his first summit with President Xi in California next month, with Sino-US relations rattled by alleged Chinese cyber spying and tensions in the Pacific.

Obama will welcome Xi to the plush Sunnylands estate resort in Palm Springs on June 7-8, as Washington seeks Chinese help to subdue North Korean belligerence and seeks a diplomatic breakthrough to end the slaughter in Syria.

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