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Donald Trump to visit five Asian countries in November this year

To take part in regional summits and discuss the North Korean nuclear threat

IANS  |  Washington 

US President Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump

US President will travel to five — Japan, China, South Korea, Vietnam and the Philippines — in November to take part in regional summits and discuss the North Korean nuclear threat, the announced on Friday.

"The President's engagements will strengthen the resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula," a statement said.

Trump's trip will also include a stop in Hawaii, the BBC reported. He will attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit. The trip will take place November 3-14.

Trump will discuss the "importance of a free and open Indo-Pacific region to America's prosperity and security", the statement said.

First Published: Fri, September 29 2017. 19:18 IST
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