Hillary Clinton will also travel to Asia. She'll be in Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Burma and Cambodia, Nov. 11-20.
The president will travel to Bangkok, Thailand; Rangoon, Burma and Phnom Penh, Cambodia from November 17-20. In Thailand, he will meet with Prime Minister Yingluck to mark 180 years of diplomatic relations and reaffirm the strength of our alliance. In Burma, the president will meet with President Thein Sein and Aung San Suu Kyi and speak to civil society to encourage Burma’s ongoing democratic transition. In Cambodia, the president will attend the East Asia Summit and meet with the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. During his interactions in the region he will discuss a broad range of issues including economic prosperity and job creation through increased trade and partnerships, energy and security cooperation, human rights, shared values and other issues of regional and global concern.
Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi
Thursday, November 08, 2012
Obama Travels to Burma and Thailand for Summit of East Asian Nations
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