President Barack Obama with Laos' president, Choummaly Sayasone, left, as at a meeting of ASEAN, the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on Feb. 15, 2016.
President Barack Obama with Laos' president, Choummaly Sayasone, left, as at a meeting of ASEAN, the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on Feb. 15, 2016. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP
President Barack Obama with Laos' president, Choummaly Sayasone, left, as at a meeting of ASEAN, the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on Feb. 15, 2016. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

Obama visit will ‘basically’ normalize relations with Laos

August 18, 2016 5:53 PM