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Just Back from Europe, Obama Heads Next to Asia

1:43 PM, Sep 13, 2013   |    comments
US President Barack Obama speaks on education at University of Buffalo, the State University of New York, on August 22, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Just back from Europe, President Barack Obama will visit four Asian countries next month.

The White House says the trip includes conferences in Indonesia and Brunei and meetings in Malaysia and the Philippines.

In Indonesia, Obama will attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders meeting. He'll also meet with leaders of countries negotiating a trans-pacific trade deal and sit down with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (soo-SEE'-loh BAHM'-bahng yoo-doh-YOH'-noh).

He travels to Brunei for the U.S.-ASEAN (AH-see-ahn) Summit and the East Asia Summit and to meet with the Sultan of Brunei.

In Malaysia, there's a meeting with Prime Minister Najib Razak and address to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

On the final stop, in the Philippines, Obama meets with President Benigno Aquino III. The trip is from Oct. 6-12.


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