In Malaysia, U.S. President Highlights Global Plight of Refugees

U.S. President Barack Obama continued to make the case for his plans to accept more Syrian refugees, this time by meeting in Malaysia with children displaced by violence and poverty.

Obama, who is in Kuala Lumpur for a regional summit, on Saturday visited the Dignity for Children Foundation where he met with child refugees, some of whom will be coming to the United States.

"The world is rightly focused on the humanitarian tragedy taking place in Syria, but we can't forget that there are millions of other refugees from war-torn parts of the world," Obama said. READ MORE OF THIS STORY ON VOA NEWS ONLINE

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