Obama’s Visit to Laos

Key details:

05/09/2016 from Turkey

  • Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to visit Laos
  • The aim of the visit is to help Laos as it develops from its poor state and to ensure the civillians’ safety from attacks
  • This visit could be seen as a part of U.S. – ASEAN cooperation
  • U.S. might be planning to help Laos develop so that the country can work on its own policies without being overshadowed by China.