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The APEC Summit In 10 Awkward Moments (PICTURES)

10/11/2014 15:27 GMT | Updated 10/11/2014 22:03 GMT

China's President Xi Jinping drew the short straw this year to host President Barack Obama and other world leaders at the latest APEC summit

The gathering saw China's president and Japan's prime minister take a major step in easing more than two years of high tensions with an ice-breaking meeting during the Asia-Pacific conference.

But with so many global leaders in the same place, at the same time, there are bound to be a few bumps along the way...

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