APEC Summit Ends with Flap Over Security Clash

President Bush walks to an APEC photo with Presidents Ricardo Lagos and Vladimir Putin. Reuters

President Bush walks to an APEC group photo with Chilean President Ricardo Lagos, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Reuters hide caption

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A scuffle between a U.S. Secret Service agent and Chilean security guards at a meeting of world leaders ends the session of talks on a sour note.

President Bush interceded with Chilean officials at the APEC Summit of Pacific Rim leaders, held in Santiago, to allow the American into a banquet hall. The incident led to the downgrading of a gala dinner planned for Sunday. Now 20 people, instead of 200, will attend. NPR's Martin Kaste reports.



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