Obama in Cairo, A Commemorative Transcript (2009)
Author: Barak Obama | June 2009 | Pages: 14 | PDF | ISBN : 9774246952 | 1.1 Mb
United States Department of State / Bureau of International Information Programs
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON A NEW BEGINNING
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009
The centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s five-day visit to the Middle East and to Europe was his speech June 4 at Cairo University on U.S. relations with the Muslim world.
Obama began his trip June 3 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for consultations with King Abdullah on issues including the Middle East peace process, energy and terrorism. He traveled June 4 to Cairo for meetings with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his long-anticipated speech at Cairo University, co-hosted by Al-Azhar University, regarded as one of the world’s leading Islamic institutions of higher education.