US President Barack Obama will visit Vietnam from May 22nd to 25th.
According to Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs, US President Barack Obama will officially visit Vietnam on May 22nd – 25th on the invitation of the leaders of Vietnam.
Following the White House website, President Obama is expected to hold talks with the leaders of Vietnam, discussing about the ways to strengthen cooperation between Vietnam and the US in various fields such as economy, security, regional and international issues. In Hanoi, President Obama will deliver a speech about the relationship between Vietnam and the US.
During the meetings and events in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, President Obama will discuss on the importance of the adoption of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) this year. He is expected to meet with members of Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), entrepreneurs and the business community.
President Obama will become the 3rd consecutive US president that visits Vietnam. In 2000, Bill Clinton is the first US president visited Vietnam since the war ended. George W. Bush visited Vietnam in 2006.
President Obama will then visit Japan, attending the G7 summit which will be organized on May 26th and 27th in Ise-Shima.