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Clinton, Sanders Agree to a Debate in New York

Democratic Presidential Candidates Hillary Clinton And Bernie Sanders Debate In Durham, New HampshireDemocratic Presidential Candidates Hillary Clinton And Bernie Sanders Debate In Durham, New Hampshire
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders at their MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate in FebruaryPhotograph by Justin Sullivan — Getty Images

(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have agreed to meet for a debate on April 14, five days before the New York primary, CNN reported on Monday.

Sanders’ campaign said in a statement he had accepted CNN’s invitation to participate in the debate.

The debate will be held in Brooklyn, New York, and will be carried by cable news channels CNN and NY1, CNN said.