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PHILADELPHIA — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was scheduled to address the New York Democratic convention delegation at a Thursday morning breakfast but left the event midway, citing a scheduling conflict.

De Blasio got up from his seat and departed the delegation breakfast shortly after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo addressed the gathering on the final morning of the four-day convention.

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The event was scheduled to start at 8:30 a.m. but started late with Cuomo kicking off the slate of speakers that included New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and Senate Democratic leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.

De Blasio was supposed to speak after Cuomo but the governor’s address was followed by an awards ceremony, where Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-Manhattan) and labor leader Stuart Appelbaum spoke for several minutes after receiving plaques from state party officials.

“The Mayor had a speaking slot but the State Party program was running significantly late,” De Blasio spokesman Eric Phillips said in an e-mail. “He moderated a policy panel on income inequality immediately following his visit with state delegates.”

De Blasio’s schedule for his convention related events shows that he was scheduled to speak at a 9:30 a.m. panel on income inequality.

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The mayor, who has often been at odds with Cuomo’s office, did not attend the delegation’s other morning gatherings held Tuesday and Wednesday.

On Wednesday, de Blasio delivered a brief seven-minute address to the Democratic convention at 5:30 p.m, as most delegates were still trickling into the Wells Fargo Arena. He spoke hours before former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg took the convention stage in a prime-time speech endorsing Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.