US President Barack Obama arrived in Vietnam, starting his week-long visit to Asia in order to strengthen cooperation with the region in economic and security matters.
In Vietnam, Obama plans to spend 3 days, meet with senior officials, businessmen and civil society representatives, and give a speech on US-Vietnamese relations.
Then he will go to Japan to participate in the summit of the G7. During the visit, Obama is expected to speak in support of the Trans-Pacific free trade agreement, which should take 12 countries participated, including the USA, Japan and Vietnam.
Also, Barack Obama will visit Hiroshima, and will become the first acting US president who visited the place of the US atomic bombing in 1945.