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New Zealand PM leaves for UN session

2009-09-21 15:59 BJT

WELLINGTON, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand Prime Minister John Key left for New York on Monday evening, where he will address the United Nations and briefly meet with U.S. President Barack Obama.

Key will be one of more than 100 leaders attending the 64th UN General Assembly.

Key said on Monday that the gathering is a significant opportunity to connect with world leaders, discuss issues of importance to New Zealand and generally promote this country's interests.

Editor: Du Xiaodan | Source: Xinhua