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Obama's last major overseas trip to conclude after Election Day in Peru

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21:  US President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Stansted Airport on April 21, 2016 in London, England. The President is currently on a four day visit to the UK where he will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: US President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Stansted Airport on April 21, 2016 in London, England. The President is currently on a four day visit to the UK where he will have lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama will visit 10 Downing Street on Friday afternoon where he is to hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron and is expected to make his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)  (2016 Getty Images)

The White House announced that President Barack Obama will travel to Europe and South America the week after the presidential election, ending in a country he has not visited while in office, Peru. 

It's expected to be his last major foreign trip before he leaves office in January.

The White House says Obama will arrive in Greece on Nov. 15 to meet with President Procopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Obama plans to discuss Greece's economic situation and the refugee crisis in Europe.

Obama heads to Germany on Nov. 17 to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel on trade, Ukraine, Syria and the Islamic State group. It's Obama's sixth visit to Germany as president. While in Germany, Obama and Merkel will also meet with the French, British and Italian leaders.

Obama will travel on Nov. 18 to Peru for a previously announced Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. 

During his two terms in office to date, Obama has made official state visits to 56 different countries, nine of them in Latin America. Of those he has gone once to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador and Panama. 

The only Latin American country he has visited multiple times is Mexico, where he's gone five times. The only country he has travelled to more frequently is France, where he went six times. 

Based on reporting by the Associated Press.

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