Obama to Attend APEC, ASEAN Summits on October Asia Trip
President Barack Obama will attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Indonesia next month where he will also host a meeting of leaders of Trans-Pacific Partnership countries.
Obama will travel from Oct. 6 to Oct 12. and will also meet Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Indonesia’s President, according to a White House statement yesterday. Obama will go to Brunei for the U.S.-Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit and the East Asia Summit and will meet with the Sultan of Brunei. He will discuss energy, maritime security, investment, development and trade promotion, according to the statement.
The U.S. president will meet with his Malaysian counterpart Prime Minister Najib Razak and also give a speech at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Obama will then travel to the Philippines to meet with President Benigno Aquino.
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