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COP26: Former US President Barack Obama coming to Glasgow

FORMER US President Barack Obama is coming to Glasgow for COP26, it has been confirmed.

The 44th President will meet youth activists and address the threat of the climate crisis, as one of 13 high-level officials and cabinet members from the White House attending the summit.

It comes as President Joe Biden confirmed on Thursday that he will attend the opening of the conference after participating in the G20 summit in Rome.

Hannah Hankins, spokeswoman for President Obama, said: "He will lay out the important progress made in the five years since the Paris Agreement took effect, highlight the leadership of young people around the globe, and urge more robust action going forward by all of us - governments, the private sector, philanthropy, and civil society”.

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