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George Bush boycotts conference after hearing Julian Assange is also on the bill

George W Bush has cancelled a scheduled appearance at a conference tomorrow because Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is on the same bill.

The former U.S. president was due to attend an education discussion in Denver but today released a statement saying he did not want to share the same forum with someone who has ‘wilfully and repeatedly done great harm to the interests of the U.S’.

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