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Countdown to World Expo in Shanghai

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Last minute preparations are underway for the opening ceremony for the World Expo, in Shanghai, China.

China's leaders have said the Expo is the most important event to be staged in the country in 2010, and security is tight.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Jose Manuel Barrosso are amongst the world leaders who are visiting the event.

Chris Hogg reports from Shanghai.

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