Obama lauds new era of global diplomacy at U.N.
September 20th, 2011
05:26 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama lauds new era of global diplomacy at U.N.

(CNN) - Heralding what he called a new international diplomacy model for the 21st century, President Barack Obama spent Tuesday at the United Nations in meetings with key foreign leaders to continue pushing foreign policy objectives in the Middle East and North Africa.

His schedule included one-on-one talks with the chairman of Libya's National Transitional Council, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, as well as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.

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  1. RJWTimes Bradford England

    Ending the Bush era of wars, wars and disaster.

    September 20, 2011 05:27 pm at 5:27 pm |
  2. Rudy NYC

    I wonder if he will meet with Israel's "you know who."

    September 20, 2011 06:33 pm at 6:33 pm |
  3. Rick McDaniel

    More rhetoric.

    September 20, 2011 06:34 pm at 6:34 pm |
  4. justsaynoobama12

    He's the antichrist.

    September 20, 2011 06:41 pm at 6:41 pm |
  5. Tim

    I feel like barfing. I wish he was around so I could point it at him.

    September 20, 2011 06:58 pm at 6:58 pm |