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At UN, Bush urges global cooperation

Last address to assembly; Promises swift action on crisis

President Bush sought to reassure world leaders that the US government will take steps to stem the turmoil on Wall Street, which he acknowledged could bring ''devastating effects'' on economies around the world. President Bush sought to reassure world leaders that the US government will take steps to stem the turmoil on Wall Street, which he acknowledged could bring ''devastating effects'' on economies around the world. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)
By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / September 24, 2008

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UNITED NATIONS _ President Bush, who told the United Nations in 2002 that it risked making itself irrelevant, said in his farewell address to the world body yesterday that global cooperation is the key to solving the worst of the world's problems. (Full article: 1045 words)

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