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Photo Essay: Barack Obama Visits No. 10 Downing St

U.S. Presidential Nominee Barack Obama Comes To No. 10

26 July 2008 - Foreign Policy issues, including Iraq and the Middle East, were high on the agenda this morning as US Presidential nominee Barack Obama met with Gordon Brown.

Gordon Brown and Barack Obama
start their talks.
Gordon Brown and Barack Obama start their talks in the No. 10 back garden

Mr Obama is on a worldwide tour that has taken him to Iraq and Israel, and the two men compared notes on their respective visits to the region.

They then took a walk in the Downing Street back garden and then horseguards, and continued their discussions upstairs in the Number 10 state rooms.

The Prime Minister and Barack
Obama share a joke.
The Prime Minister and Barack Obama share a joke in the back garden of 10 Downing Street

Mr Brown and Mr Obama walk
across Horseguards in central London.
The two men took a walk across horseguards

Mr Brown and Mr Obama had warm
and engaging talks.
Mr Brown and Mr Obama had "warm and engaging" talks

Barack Obama meets UK MPs.
Barack Obama speaks to David Lammy MP & Dawn Butler MP inside No. 10 Downing Street as the PM looks on

A Downing Street spokesman said the talks were "warm and engaging".

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