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Obama to Travel to Greece, Germany, Peru after Election Day

  • Associated Press

FILE - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama review the guard of honor during a welcoming ceremony at Herrenhausen Palace in Hannover, northern Germany, April 24, 2016.

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 Nov. 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 Nov. 18 to Peru for a previously announced Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.

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