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Obama: US-China have special responsibility on growth

Obama meets with Wen (right), as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks on, at the East Asia Summit in Phnom Penh, November 20, 2012. — Reuters picObama meets with Wen (right), as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks on, at the East Asia Summit in Phnom Penh, November 20, 2012. — Reuters pic

PHNOM PEHN, Nov 20 — US President Barack Obama told Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao today that their two countries had a “special responsibility” to lead the way on balanced, sustained global economic growth.

“As the two largest economies in the world, we have a special responsibility to lead the way in ensuring sustained and balanced growth not only here in Asia but globally,” Obama said at the start of bilateral talks with Wen in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. — Reuters

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