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Obama Arrives In Beijing At Start Of Asia-Pacific Tour

U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Beijing on November 10 at the start of a three-country tour of the Asia-Pacific region.

Obama is scheduled to give a speech on U.S.-Asia ties at a high-level Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit later on November 10.

He will also join key Asian leaders for dinner before a performance and fireworks at the Beijing National Aquatics Center.

During his three days in China, Obama will also meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

The leaders of the world's two largest economies will address reporters before the state visit draws to a close on November 12 and Obama flies to Burma.

The trip marks one of Obama's final opportunities to deliver on his goal to amplify U.S. influence in Asia.

Based on reporting by AP and AFP