Egyptian President Mursi, Obama Will Meet at UN in September

Egypt’s newly elected President Mohamed Mursi will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama in New York during the September meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, according to an administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Mursi met today in Cairo with Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, who conveyed the invitation, the official said.

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