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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2014, file photo, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reaches out to shake hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a regional economic meeting in Yanqi Lake, Beijing. Asia’s two major regional meetings are unfolding in coming days, filling the news cycles with imagery of groups of political luminaries greeting and meeting, its usually in the “bilats” – the “bilateral meetings ” between ministers or leaders that take place on the sidelines of meetings like APEC and ASEAN, both of which are happening late this week and early next. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)