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Bush greeted by ‘quiet reception’ in Singapore


Wednesday October 22, 2003

Bush greeted by ‘quiet reception’ in Singapore

SINGAPORE: After agreeing with Pacific Rim leaders to crack down on terror and revive world trade talks, US President George W. Bush took the message to Singapore yesterday – but he will largely be preaching to the converted. 

On the fourth stop of a six-nation Asian tour anchored to a regional summit in Thailand, the US leader will probably praise Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong for signing Washington's first free trade pact in Asia and for unwavering support in the Iraq war. 

   

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