Obama-Led Security Council OKs Nuke Resolution
US-drafted measure strengthened by Obama appearance at meeting
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 24, 2009 11:48 AM CDT
The Security Council meeting.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – The UN Security Council today adopted a US-drafted resolution that outlines much of President Obama’s plan to rid the world of nuclear weapons. The president’s attendance at the meeting of heads of state—just the fifth in UN history—underscores the centrality of the issue for his administration. Though the measure passed unanimously, the US was not able to convince Russia and China to include Iran and North Korea by name, notes the Washington Post.