UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan said Saturday that Iran's nuclear agreement with world powers should have included the Arab Gulf states, and addressed its ballistic missile program and support for armed groups.
The 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly - also known as the 'general debate' - begins on Tuesday, September 25. Each country's representative, often but not always the head of state, addresses his or her fellow leaders and the world.
The regime's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad says Tel Aviv will have to make accurate calculations "if it thinks to attack Syria again." It comes after Russia announced the delivery of S-300s to Bashar al Assad's regime within two weeks.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his address at the UN General Assembly says the UN Security Council in current form serves interests of countries with veto power while "standing idle to oppression in other parts of the world."
At a UN event on the refugee crisis, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says, "Dead children lying on the coasts are a shame for the entire world and humanity."
There are expectations the meeting will have a different tone from last year when wary world leaders weren't prepared for US president's brand of diplomacy or for his determination to push an "America first" agenda.
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