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Bush wears poncho on last foreign trip

US President George Bush has appeared with Asia-Pacific leaders wearing a traditional Peruvian poncho at the APEC Summit.

As part of tradition, the leaders of the 21 APEC member countries wear the host country's traditional dress for a photo-call.

Previous APEC summits have seen leaders wearing silk shirts in Vietnam and ponchos in Chile.

The leaders closed the summit saying they believed that the global economic crisis can be overcome by 2010.

The summit was Mr Bush's last scheduled foreign trip as US president.

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