WATCH: Obama speaks at California summit

Posted at 12:49 PM, Feb 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-16 15:59:51-05

President Barack Obama and leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will be discussing regional security issues as they wrap up a two-day summit in Rancho Mirage.

The U.S. is trying to show its seriousness about staying engaged and keeping a high profile in a region where a rising China has rattled American allies.

Watch Obama's address: