Obama To Set Up Private Meetings With Country Heads At UN Assembly To Speed Negotiations

11/21/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON - The big noise at this week's UN General Assembly session will come from the podium, but the action is on the sidelines.

President Obama will meet Tuesday - first separately and then in a joint meeting - with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to try to get negotiations between the two unstuck.


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