President Obama arrives at the UN General Assembly
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President Barack Obama urges Mid-East support at UN

President Obama has told the UN it might be on the verge of welcoming a new member - an independent Palestinian state - in a year.

He urged countries to put aside cynicism and support talks between Israelis and Palestinians.

Bridget Kendall reports from New York.

  • 23 Sep 2010