Obama arrives in Manila for APEC summit, bilateral meetings




 
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Obama arrives in Manila for APEC summit, bilateral meetings
 
November 17th, 2015  
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Obama arrives in Manila for APEC summit, bilateral meetings
MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Manila on Tuesday for the first of back-to-back Asia-Pacific summits that were supposed to be a chance for the United States*to *reinforce trade*and security ties with the economically dynamic region but which are now clouded by the Islamic State threat half a world away. Obama’s visit to Manila for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) gathering on Wednesday and Thursday comes on the heels of the G20 summit in Turkey where discussions about the*violence emanating*from Syria’s 4-1/2-year-old civil war dominated the agenda. ...




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