Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima during Asia trip

Reuters News
Posted: May 10, 2016 8:22 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will make an historic visit to Hiroshima during a trip to Vietnam and Japan later this month as part of his 10th trip to Asia, the White House said.

Obama will visit Hiroshima with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as part of the president's travels to Vietnam and Japan from May 21 to May 28, the White House said in a statement.

(Reporting by Megan Cassella and Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)