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British PM Heads to US for Talks With Obama

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is heading to Washington Monday for talks with U.S. President Barack Obama on forging a global pact aimed at fighting the world economic crisis.

Mr. Brown will meet with Mr. Obama Tuesday at the White House. On Wednesday, the British leader will address the U.S Senate and House of Representatives.

Mr. Brown wrote in London's "Sunday Times" that he and President Obama will discuss "a global new deal, whose impact can stretch from the villages of Africa to reforming the financial institutions of London and New York."

Mr. Brown said all nations should agree to inject cash into their economies, agree to international banking reforms and an overhaul of financial institutions.

He will be the first European leader to meet with Mr. Obama since the president took office in January.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.