Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Asia
The President will travel to China, Burma and Australia from November 10-16. In China from November 10-12, President Obama will attend the APEC Leaders Meeting and APEC CEO Summit. Upon the conclusion of the APEC Leaders Meeting, the President will participate in a state visit with President Xi Jinping of China. In Burma from November 12-14, President Obama will attend the East Asia Summit (EAS) and the U.S.-ASEAN Summit in Nay Pi Taw, and hold a bilateral meeting with President Thein Sein. In Rangoon on November 14, the President will participate in a town hall event with participants in the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) and meet with Aung San Suu Kyi. In Brisbane, Australia from November 15-16, the President will participate in the G20 Leaders Summit and deliver a speech on U.S. leadership in the Asia-Pacific. Details on additional meetings and events will be forthcoming.