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WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump (L) walks to his office from Marine One as he returns to the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on Aug. 14, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday directed the U.S. trade representative (USTR) to examine alleged China's intellectual property practices, despite worries about potential harms to China-U.S. trade ties. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu/IANS) by .
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) walks to his office from Marine One (Xinhua/Yin Bogu/IANS)

White House announced that US President Donald Trump will travel to five Asian countries — Japan, China, South Korea, Vietnam and the Philippines — in November to take part in regional summits and discuss the North Korean nuclear threat….reports Asian Lite News

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump (L) walks to his office from Marine One as he returns to the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on Aug. 14, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday directed the U.S. trade representative (USTR) to examine alleged China's intellectual property practices, despite worries about potential harms to China-U.S. trade ties. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu/IANS) by .
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) walks to his office from Marine One (Xinhua/Yin Bogu/IANS)

“The President’s engagements will strengthen the international resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula,” a White House statement said.

Trump’s trip will also include a stop in Hawaii, the BBC reported. He will attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit. The trip will take place November 3-14.

Trump will discuss the “importance of a free and open Indo-Pacific region to America’s prosperity and security”, the statement said.