Obama: We Will Work With International Community To "Deliver A Strong Message" To North Korea
A reporter asked President Obama what his message was to North Korea, after today's missile launch. His response, from the White House's transcript: "We delivered it today. They, I think, have taken a provocative action. It creates instability in their region, around the world. If they want to take an appropriate path to rejoin the international community and break out of their isolation, that's available to them. That's not the path they're taking right now. And we intend to work with the international community to deliver a strong message."
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Obama's Day In Prague
President Obama spent the day in Prague, meeting with Czech President VÃ¡clav Klaus and Prime Minister Mirek TopolÃ¡nek at 3 a.m. ET. Obama delivered a speech at 4 a.m. ET, calling for a world without nuclear weapons. He met at 5:30 a.m. ET with EU Commission President JosÃ© Manuel Barroso, and then attended an EU summit working lunch. Obama met with leaders from Spain at 8:55 a.m. ET, with leaders from Poland at 10:30 a.m. ET, and with former Czech President VÃ¡clav Havel at 11:10 a.m., and then left Prague for Turkey at 12 p.m. ET.