President Obama Address to British Parliament


AIR DATE: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
OVERVIEW:
President Obama addressed a joint meeting of the British House of Commons and House of Lords in Westminster Hall. It was the first address by an American President to a joint session of Parliament. In his remarks he talked about the strong ties between the U.S. and the United Kingdom, challenges to international security, global development, and pro-democracy protests in the Middle East and in North Africa.
KEYWORDS: Foreign Affairs & Defense, Western Europe, Great Britain