UN General Assembly meeting continues on the second day with leaders in attendance for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.
At UNGA, Joe Biden declares himself to be the first US president in 20 years not to be running a war after his pullout of troops from Afghanistan, where the Taliban swiftly took over.
Turkey’s president also underlined that energy has emerged as a top category in cooperative trade between Turkish and American businesses.
The United Nations General Assembly has called for a stop to the flow of arms to Myanmar and urged the military to respect November election results and release political detainees, including leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
The UN chief Antonio Guterres and representatives of several other states have urged an immediate halt to the violence in Palestine at the start of a General Assembly emergency meeting, as Israeli aggression against Palestine continued on the field.
Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the pandemic’s source must be found “to prevent it from happening again.”
The Games were originally scheduled for this summer, but were put off for a year in March by the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese government due to Covid-19 fears.
A peace corridor on the Turkish-Syria border can help resettle some 3 million Syrians from Turkey, Europe and other countries if it is extended to the Deir Ezzor-Raqqa line, President Erdogan told the UN General Assembly delegates.
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.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims Iran had a secret atomic warehouse in Tehran, holding up a map. In a tweet, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif derided the Israeli presentation as an "arts and craft show".
US President Donald Trump is laughed at after boasting of his record during his address to the annual gathering of UN heads of state. Trump slams Iran, hails North Korean leader, and says International Criminal Court has "no legitimacy."
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."
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