Nick Clegg addressing the UN
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Clegg shows his diplomatic experience

23 September 2010 Last updated at 09:49 BST

The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has called on the rich nations of the world to honour their promises to increase overseas aid.

Mr Clegg told the UN summit in New York on the Millennium Development Goals the UK was committed to providing extra cash to tackle infant mortality, maternal health and malaria.

Bridget Kendall reports from New York.