That great Middle Eastern 'regional' power China will send it's foreign minister to the non-peace photo-pit. Russia will be there too. With God's Gift to them both, Dumbya Bush making an even bigger ass out of the US than normal, why should they pass up a US taxpayer funded chance to look good and make the US look bad?
Suspected assailant in car-ramming attack in West Bank shot (Haaretz)
from the article: Syria reportedly to skip summit, as Haniyeh calls meet 'stillborn'