Obama family plans visit to Indonesia

By Andy Rice 28 June 2010

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has invited US President Barack Obama to visit Indonesia, where Obama lived as a child. Obama and his family had been scheduled to visit the country in March, but the trip was postponed owing to the president's need to pass the healthcare reform bill. A June visit was also delayed, owing to the BP oil spill, but Obama is confident that his family will strike it third time lucky, and make the trip to Indonesia soon.  Read more: Reuters


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