laos - One of the things as they are. US President Barack Obama stepped Wednesday relaxed sipping a coconut around Luang Prabang, a town on the Mekong in Laos. During a surprise visit name Obama to visit a Buddhist temple.
Obama is the first American president ever to take an official visit to the Asian country and is obviously not only traveled to play tourist. He will later this week to attend a summit where leaders speak from Asia about the increased tensions over the South China Sea.
During the Vietnam War the Americans threw hundreds of thousands of bombs on Laos, part of which has still not been cleaned up. Obama visited therefore a museum voetproteses are exhibited. The president wants to make available millions of dollars to clean up unexploded explosives over the next three years.
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