Obama postpones Malaysia trip over US shutdown: State media

Obama postpones Malaysia trip over US shutdown: State media
US President Barack Obama

KUALA LUMPUR - President Barack Obama has postponed a visit to Malaysia due to the US government shutdown, Prime Minister Najib Razak was quoted as saying by state news agency Bernama on Wednesday.

Obama was set to visit Malaysia for an address scheduled for October 11 as part of a four-country swing through Southeast Asia including regional summits in Indonesia and Brunei.

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