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U.S. President Barack Obama (standing R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (standing L) witness the signing of a major business agreement between GE and AirAsia X in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 28, 2014. Seated at left is CEO of AirAsia Tony Fernandez, and for CEO GE John Rice. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama (standing R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (standing L) witness the signing of a major business agreement between GE and AirAsia X in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 28, 2014. Seated at left is CEO of AirAsia Tony...more

U.S. President Barack Obama (standing R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (standing L) witness the signing of a major business agreement between GE and AirAsia X in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 28, 2014. Seated at left is CEO of AirAsia Tony Fernandez, and for CEO GE John Rice. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (C) witness the signing of a major business agreement between Verdezyne and Sime Darby in Kuala Lumpur, April 28, 2014. Signing at left is President of Sime Darby Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Bakke Salleh, and at right is CEO of Verdezyne Bill Radany. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (C) witness the signing of a major business agreement between Verdezyne and Sime Darby in Kuala Lumpur, April 28, 2014. Signing at left is President of Sime Darby Tan Sri...more

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (C) witness the signing of a major business agreement between Verdezyne and Sime Darby in Kuala Lumpur, April 28, 2014. Signing at left is President of Sime Darby Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Bakke Salleh, and at right is CEO of Verdezyne Bill Radany. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (C) witness the signing of a major business agreement between MetLife and AmBank Group in Kuala Lumpur, April 28, 2014. Signing at left is Chairman of AmBank Group Azman Hashim and for MetLife Christopher Townsend. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (C) witness the signing of a major business agreement between MetLife and AmBank Group in Kuala Lumpur, April 28, 2014. Signing at left is Chairman of AmBank Group Azman Hashim...more

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (C) witness the signing of a major business agreement between MetLife and AmBank Group in Kuala Lumpur, April 28, 2014. Signing at left is Chairman of AmBank Group Azman Hashim and for MetLife Christopher Townsend. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. President Barack Obama (back R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (C) witness the signing of a major business agreement between Verdezyne and Sime Darby while in Kuala Lumpur, April 28, 2014. Signing at left is President of Sime Darby Berhad Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Bakke Salleh, and at right is CEO of Verdezyne Bill Radany. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama (back R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (C) witness the signing of a major business agreement between Verdezyne and Sime Darby while in Kuala Lumpur, April 28, 2014. Signing at left is President of Sime Darby...more

U.S. President Barack Obama (back R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (C) witness the signing of a major business agreement between Verdezyne and Sime Darby while in Kuala Lumpur, April 28, 2014. Signing at left is President of Sime Darby Berhad Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Bakke Salleh, and at right is CEO of Verdezyne Bill Radany. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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