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Former US Vice-President Al Gore calls on PM Lee

By May Wong, Channel NewsAsia
08 August 2007 1652 hrs

SINGAPORE: Visiting former US Vice-President Al Gore called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana on Wednesday.

Mr Gore, who is now an environmental crusader, is in Singapore for two days as a speaker at the Global Brand Forum.

At the meeting, the two discussed the issue of climate change.

They also exchanged views on how the international community can work together to tackle the climate crisis.

Prime Minister Lee informed Mr Gore that climate change will be one of the key items on the agenda of upcoming regional meetings.

These include the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in September and the ASEAN and East Asia Summits in November.

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