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CORRECTS SPELLING OF CLAP- FILE - In this May 4, 2012 file photo, Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, center, walks behind President Hu Jintao, right, and Premier Wen Jiabao, left, as they clap together while arriving for a conference to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Youth League at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Chinese have long been fascinated with U.S. presidential elections, but interest is particularly high this year because Americans are voting at the same time Beijing is going through its own political transition. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, File)
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2012 file photo, Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping meets with Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Leadership changes are imminent in East Asia's dominant economies,China, Japan and South Korea, in the midst of territorial disputes that could spark conflict. The new leaders who emerge will be crucial in setting the tone for relations with the next occupant of the White House. How the U.S. gets on with China affects the entire region. Many Asian countries look to China as their main trading partner, but they regard the longstanding U.S. security presence as a defense against China's rapid military buildup. Xi Jinping, who will take the party helm and be anointed China's president in March, is a largely unknown quantity. (AP Photo/How Hwee Young, Pool, File)