Carney: Obama UN speech to address ‘unrest in the Muslim world’

Carney said Obama would address the recent protests that left four Americans dead and once again criticize the U.S.-made anti-Islam video blamed for inflaming tensions, while rejecting the violent response. The president, Carney said, is also expected to warn that the United States will not allow Iran to obtain a nuclear weapon.


“I would expect the president to address the recent unrest in the Muslim world and the broader context of the democratic transitions in the Arab world,” Carney said. 

“He will also send a clear message that the United States will never retreat from the world. The United States will bring justice to those who harm Americans. And the United States will stand strongly for our democratic values abroad.”

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