Obama Postpones His Keenly-Awaited Visit To Malaysia

US President Barack Obama has postponed his much-awaited visit to Malaysia this month following the shutdown of the administrative operations in the United States, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Wednesday.

Najib, who received a telephone call from Obama Wednesdays morning, said he understood the internal problems faced by the President and the challenges Obama faced in raising the National Debt Ceiling on Oct 17.

"Yet, Obama has expressed his intention to visit Malaysia at a date to be determined later.

"I informed him that I understand the domestic situation in the United States which does not allow him to make an official visit now and, even if he did visit Malaysia, it would be questioned by the American community," he told a press conference after launching the construction of the second hangar at the Sepang Aircraft Engineering facility.

Najib said Obama informed him that he was committed to visiting Malaysia.


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