President of Yemen visits White House
September 27th, 2012
06:54 PM ET
2 years ago

President of Yemen visits White House

Washington (CNN) - President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi of Yemen visited the White House Thursday, but is "not meeting with" President Obama, a senior administration official said.

The two leaders met in New York on Tuesday, when Obama dropped by a meeting between Hadi and John Brennan, the homeland security and counterterrorism adviser to Obama.

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  1. CBR

    Mr. Obama received criticism because he did not meet with world leaders. Had he met with leaders they would call that showboating. Foils you cannot have it both ways. This week at the UN should not be a forum for leaders but a listening and learning time. Let's see what these leaders have to say and then move forward. Give them all a chance to speak.

    September 27, 2012 07:15 pm at 7:15 pm |
  2. sugar

    America welcomes you, Mr. President!

    September 27, 2012 08:04 pm at 8:04 pm |
  3. ronb

    Here's how that conversation went...either get control of the terrorists in your country or get used to predators making things disapear. Your choice. (and, no. This president (unlike a willard) will not run to a microphone to tell the world what they talked about)

    September 27, 2012 08:09 pm at 8:09 pm |
  4. J.V.Hodgson

    Perhaps after Obamas short meet he asked him to meet with Biden or The NSA chief or the Army chief of staff.
    For sure it will be a " secret content meeting" and maybe the whitehoue was chosen to avoin non swithced off microphones.
    Regards,
    Hodgson.

    September 28, 2012 02:19 am at 2:19 am |
  5. Gurgyl

    Obama–talk less to this dude and send him soon. God bless, yes, obama12.

    September 28, 2012 07:45 am at 7:45 am |