Obama leaves Japan, heads back to United States
US President ends a 10-day Asian tour that focused heavily on economics.
Tokyo: President Barack Obama has left Japan for the United States, ending a 10-day Asian tour that focused heavily on economics and featured personal remembrances of his life as a child in Indonesia.
Air Force One left at mid-afternoon Sunday, local time, on the long flight back to Washington, where Obama will have a host of domestic issues at hand when Congress returns for its post-election session.
His trip started in India. He went from there to Indonesia and on to Seoul for the G20 summit and then to Yokohama, Japan for the summit of the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation.