British Leader Arrives in US, Pledges Closer Ties

By: AP
By: AP

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Britain's prime minister is in the U.S.
for talks on the economy, trade and shoring up U.S.-British
It's Gordon Brown's second U.S. visit since replacing Tony Blair
last June.
Brown has spoken of the "special" bond the U.S and Britain
share. Today he tells ABC that relations between the U.S. and all
of Europe will likely get closer in the coming years, especially as
divisions over the Iraq war wind down.
Today, he's attending a United Nations session, meeting with New
York's mayor, and talking with investment executives on Wall
Next stop is Washington, where he'll meet with President Bush.
Looking ahead to next year, Brown also hopes to also meet with John
McCain, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, and
Democratic party rivals Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama.

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