Obama appeals to faiths in Istanbul, meets youths

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  • Tuesday, 07 Apr 2009

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama met religious leaders in Istanbul on Tuesday as part of an effort to unite moderates of major faiths against extremism.

Obama told the Muslim world in a speech on Monday the United States was not at war with Islam, using his first international tour to try to repair the United States' damaged image abroad.

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