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.

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https://twitter.com/ap/status/772829128470982656
https://twitter.com/whitehouse/status/772771722542010368
http://m.scmp.com/week-asia/article/2013142/can-obama-help-laos-emerge-chinas-shadow?utm_source=&utm_medium=&utm_campaign=SCMPSocialNewsfeed