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One Direction urge Barack Obama to watch campaign video

Pop stars One Direction have urged President Barack Obama to watch a special video they have put together to share their fans' views on how the world can be changed for the better.

The band recently launched a campaign called Action 1D and compiled a special film made up of submissions from fans which they hope will encourage world leaders to make positive changes ahead of two key United Nations summits later this year (15).


The drive drew support from presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, who tweeted her support for the campaign, and now the singers want current leader Obama to watch the film.


Bandmember Niall Horan says, "We've had fans from all over the world tell us what matters to them, from equal rights for all to the eradication of poverty. I really hope world leaders take notice of what we and our fans are saying. Hillary Clinton tweeted us her support of action/1D last month - I'm hoping President Obama watches it next!"


Harry Styles adds, "We've been overwhelmed by the fans' response to action/1D. They continue to amaze us with their passion and dedication, and this film goes to show how engaged they are in the issues that affect them. It's been inspiring to see and hear what matters to them and the world they want to live in."