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Leaders' wise policies allow Singapore to 'punch above its weight': Obama

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Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (left) and US President Barack Obama deliver remarks after their bilateral meeting alongside the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Nov 22, 2015.

Kuala Lumpur

SINGAPORE is a country that "punches above its weight" despite its small population - thanks to the wise policies of the country's leaders and its "ability to work with all countries", according to US President Barack Obama.

Speaking to US and Singapore reporters on