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White House: Obama to meet Chinese, Russian leaders in Copenhagen

2009-12-18 11:16 BJT

Special Report: UN climate change conference in Copenhagen |

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will meet Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and leaders of some other countries Friday on the sidelines of the United Nations climate summit in the Danish capital of Copenhagen, the White House said.

The White House did not provide any details on the coming talks between Obama and Wen.

According to the White House, President Obama will also meet with leaders of some other countries such as Brazil and Denmark.

President Obama left here late Thursday for an overnight flight to Copenhagen where he is expected to stay for nine hours on the final day of the UN conference on climate change.

Editor: Zhang Pengfei | Source: Xinhua