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Obama to host ASEAN leaders in final push for Asia strategy

U.S. President Barack Obama   © UPI/Kyodo

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will host the first-ever summit of Southeast Asian leaders on U.S. soil during his last year in office, one in which he aims to accelerate a strategic pivot toward Asia in response to a rising China.

     The meeting will take place Feb. 15-16 in the California resort of Sunnylands, the White House said Wednesday.

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