Obama to visit Turkey, southeast Asia

The US president will participate in the G-20 summit in Turkey, regional summit meetings in Philippines, Malaysia

Obama to visit Turkey, southeast Asia

World Bulletin / News Desk

U.S. President Barack Obama will travel to Turkey to participate in a summit of G-20 leaders on Nov 15. 

Obama "will spur international efforts to ensure strong, sustainable, and balanced global economic growth" while in Turkey, according to a White House statement.

It is unclear if he will hold bilateral meetings with Turkish leaders.

The U.S. president will then head to the Philippines and Malaysia where he will participate in regional summit meetings in both countries. 

The visit to southeast Asia will contibute to the U.S.’s strategy to rebalance the Asia-Pacific region in political, economic, security, and people-to-people engagement dimension. 

It will also "underscore America’s support for Asia’s regional institutions, which enhance security and prosperity," said the White House.

 

Last Mod: 27 Ekim 2015, 08:18
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