New Arab Leaders to Speak at U.N.

    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 25:   Mariano Rajoy Brey, President of the Government of the Kingdom of Spain, addresses the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2012 in New York City. The annual event gathers more than 100 heads of state and government for high level meetings on nuclear safety, regional conflicts, health and nutrition and environment issues.  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

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    Mohamed Morsi, Eygpt’s first democratically elected president, will make his debut at the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday. Egypt’s key Muslim Brotherhood figure is one of two leaders who made their way to power following the Arab Spring and will address the GA’s annual gathering for the first time this week. Morsi is expected to discuss his plans for democratizing Egypt and minimizing poverty. Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, elected in February, will also speak Wednesday.

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