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Hu visits 5 Asian, African countries

Chinese president's five-nation tour fruitful

President Hu Jintao's five-nation "journey of friendship and cooperation" was very successful, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said on Wednesday. Full story

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President Hu Jintao left Beijing Tuesday morning for state visits to Saudi Arabia, Mali, Senegal, Tanzania and Mauritius from Feb. 10 to 17.

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