President Barack Obama is calling on world leaders to support new efforts to bring about peace in the Mideast, while declaring the global economy has been “pulled back from the brink of a depression.”
Obama, visiting the United Nations where world leaders are gathered, says “America has joined with nations around the world to spur growth and renewed demand that could restart job creation.”
On the Israeli-Palestinian issue, he tells colleagues there is an opportunity to bring to an end generations of violence and instability, and urged world leaders to support the current, renewed set of negotiations.
And he also says the United States has refocused and intensified its efforts to combat violence from the al Qaeda terrorist network.
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