Obama, Cuba’s President Raul Castro to meet in New York

President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, to travel to JFK International Airport in New York. Obama and the leaders of some of America's most stalwart allies will address the 2015 Sustainable Development Summit on its last day Sunday at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, to travel to JFK International Airport in New York. Obama and the leaders of some of America's most stalwart allies will address the 2015 Sustainable Development Summit on its last day Sunday at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

NEW YORK (AP) – President Barack Obama plans to meet with Cuban President Raul Castro on Tuesday on the sidelines of the annual U.N. General Assembly.

It will be their second face-to-face meeting since the U.S. and Cuba moved to restore diplomatic relations late last year.

Obama and Castro spoke by telephone this month ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to Cuba and the United States.

Also Tuesday, Obama will meet with the president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, according to the White House.

While flying from Washington New York on Sunday morning, Obama called Chilean President Michelle Bachelet (bah-cheh-LET’) to discuss the need to resolve remaining issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations.

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