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Cambodia: Obama Due in Southeast Asia in November

31 October 2012

Cambodia’s Foreign Ministry says US President Barack Obama is expected to visit Southeast Asia in mid-November. Ministry spokesman Koy Kuong said on Tuesday that Obama will travel to the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, for a summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The meeting of heads of state is due to take place Nov. 18-20, bringing together leaders of the 10-nation bloc. US officials have declined to confirm Obama’s travel plans. A senior Cambodian official said Obama is also expected to hold talks with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.—AP