Friday, September 20, 2013 3:40 pm
Obama at UN to meet with Palestinians' Abbas
The Associated Press
Obama's deputy national security adviser, Ben Rhodes, said the subject of Tuesday's meeting with Abbas will be recently relaunched peace talks between the Palestinians and the Israelis. Netanyahu will be at the White House on Sept. 30. In recent weeks, Secretary of State John Kerry has also met with both leaders.
Rhodes said Obama on Tuesday will meet with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman, with whom he will discuss the influx of refugees to Lebanon from the Syrian civil war. He said Obama will meet Monday with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan.