WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will travel to Europe and Latin America the week after the presidential election. It’s expected to be his last major foreign trip before he leaves office in January.
The White House says Obama will arrive in Greece on Nov. 15 to meet with President Procopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Obama plans to discuss Greece’s economic situation and the refugee crisis in Europe.
Obama heads to Germany on November 17 to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel on trade, Ukraine, Syria and the Islamic State group. It’s Obama’s sixth visit to Germany as president. While in Germany, Obama and Merkel will also meet with the French, British and Italian leaders.
Obama will travel on November 18 to Peru for a previously announced Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.