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Obama meets China's president

Barack Obama has met China's outgoing president during a meeting at a summit of Asian countries taking place in Cambodia. He become the first sitting US President to visit Cambodia and Burma on his historic tour of Asia.

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Obama arrives in Bangkok on Southeast Asia tour

US President Barack Obama arrives at Don Muang international airport in Bangkok Credit: Reuters/Chaiwat Subprasom

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Bangkok, marking the beginning of a three-day tour of Southeast Asia.

While visiting Thailand, Obama will have a royal audience with King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a private meeting with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a joint press conference and an official dinner.

The President will also visit Burma - referred to by the regime as Myanmar - and Cambodia in his first trip abroad since winning a second term.

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