Xi, Peng dazzle in classic Chinese garments

March 24, 2014 2:01 PM

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China's President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan (L) stand next to Dutch King Willem-Alexander (C), Queen Maxima (2nd R) and Princess Beatrix for the official photo at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam March 22, 2014. Xi was wearing the Zhongshan suit, a popular dressing option for Chinese leaders attending important occasions and foreign visits. Chinese First Lady, Peng Liyuan, wore a long, traditional dress covered by a cloak adorned with embroidery. [Photo/Agencies]

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