ABC news.com 2014.08.14 11:24
By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN Associated Press
Pope Francis' greeting to Chinese President Xi Jinping as he flew to South
Korea early Thursday marked a rare cordial exchange between the sides that
have no diplomatic relations and are embroiled in a sometimes bitter
contest for authority.
Vatican protocol calls for Francis to send telegrams to heads of state
whenever he flies through their airspace.
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