Annmarie Fertoli is an Associate Producer at WNYC, working with the afternoon news team to produce All Things Considered.
President Obama Visits Asia
Friday, November 13, 2009
President Barack Obama is in Tokyo today. Japan is his first stop on a four-country trip.
The President is meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama.
The two are expected to talk about their partnership, as well as national security issues and climate change, according to The Associated Press. From Japan, the President will make stops in Singapore, China, and South Korea. North Korea's nuclear program is expected to be among the major topics at meetings with Asian leaders over the next few days.
The trip is Obama's first visit to the region as President.