Obama's final UN assembly address: 'At this moment we all face a choice'

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US president sought to rally the morale of embattled liberal democracies at the summit, which is labouring under the shadow of resurgent east-west tensions

Barack Obama warned on Tuesday that the world faced a stark and urgent choice between striving for fairer open markets and democracies or falling prey to the lure of populist demagogues, xenophobia and division.

In his final address to the UN general assembly, the outgoing US president sought to rally the morale of embattled liberal democracies stumbling under the strains of globalisation, inequality and migration.

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