President Obama missed his turn as the second speaker which promoted President of the General Assembly to call Chad's leader, who was the next speaker on the list, to make his national statement.
The US has traditionally been the second speaker in the General Debate after Brazil.
Today's address was President Obama's eighth and final address to the UN General Assembly as America's Commander-in-Chief.
Not waiting for the US President to show up, Thomson proceeded on to the next speaker on the list, inviting Chad's leader to make his address.
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