#OBAMA to head #UN gathering on #counteringterrorism

United States President Barack Obama speaks at a leaders' summit on peacekeeping at United Nations headquarters Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
 (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

 

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama is chairing a U.N. gathering of world leaders to discuss countering terrorism, a day after he and the leaders of Russia, China and Iran addressed the General Assembly on its 70th anniversary.

At Tuesday’s meeting, the United States is rallying support for the fight against groups like the Islamic State, which is attracting foreign fighters who could return to their home countries to launch attacks.

 

Source: News from The Associated Press

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