Barack Obama to meet new Iraq PM, Egyptian President in New York

President Barack Obama will hold his first official meetings with new Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week.

AFP| Updated: Sep 23, 2014, 02:57 AM IST

Washington: President Barack Obama will hold his first official meetings with new Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week.

Obama will meet Abadi on Wednesday and Sisi on Thursday, when he is in New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly, said National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden.