Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Obama and Cameron put the focus on Afghanistan and Libya

London .- The conflicts in Afghanistan and Libya and tensions in the Middle East and North Africa will figure prominently in the talks held in London on Wednesday U.S. President, Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron. On the second day of his state visit to the United Kingdom, Obama also made a foreign policy speech before members of both Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall call, an honor usually reserved for British monarchs.

Although the Gothic hall have spoken numerous heads of state, the last one was Pope Benedict XVI last year, "Obama will be the first U.S. president. UU. to take the floor at Lords and Commons. While the president pronounced his speech there, his wife, Michelle Obama will travel to Oxford University, where he will attend an open day for school children who visited London in 2009, and those who aspire to encourage education superior.

A political talks between Obama and Cameron will also attend, as announced, the British Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg. After that meeting, the President and the Prime Minister held together a joint press conference before heading to Buckingham Palace for a private lunch.

At night, Obama and his wife give a dinner at the residence of U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, which have also been invited Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh. On Thursday morning, Obama and Cameron will travel to France to attend the summit of G8 industrialized countries in Deauville (northwest).

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