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"The United States has made ambitious investments in clean energy and ambitious reductions in our carbon emissions. Today I call on all countries to join us, not next year or the year after that, but right now. Because no nation can meet this global threat alone." — President Barack Obama.
"I support the airstrikes launched by the president, understanding that this is just one step in what must be a larger effort to destroy and defeat this terrorist organization." — House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio on joint U.S.-Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.
"We say to the North Korean government, all of us here today: You should close those camps. You should shut this evil system down." — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, urging North Korea to shut down its prison camps.
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