Obama to meet with Buhari at UN Assembly

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President Barack Obama will meet with the leaders of Iraq, Nigeria and Colombia on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly gathering next week, the White House said on Friday.


Obama will hold separate sessions with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told reporters on a call.

Obama is not expected to meet with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, Rhodes said. The White House cancelled a meeting with Duterte during Obama recent trip to Laos after Duterte insulted him.

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  1. Be happy James. There was a time when the US president will not even look Nigeria way, or wasn't that the nom then? Wake up man.

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