THE WORLDPOST
08/08/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Hu Jintao Skips Obama Meeting To Return Home Due To Ethnic Fighting

PARIS President Hu Jintao of China cut short a trip to Italy on Wednesday to fly home after the deadly ethnic clashes in the northwestern Xinjiang region, abandoning plans to attend the Group of Eight summit meeting as news reports spoke of continued unrest.

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