US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday. The White House said on Friday that he would skip the 18-nation Asean summit in Singapore and the Apec meeting in Papua New Guinea in November.

Trump’s decision to skip two summits in Asia fuels doubts about US commitment

Without the US president at two major upcoming summits, Chinese President Xi Jinping will have more space to advocate Chinese trade and development projects, such as his ambitious Belt and Road Initiative

Topic |   Asean

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US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday. The White House said on Friday that he would skip the 18-nation Asean summit in Singapore and the Apec meeting in Papua New Guinea in November.
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