Russian President Vladimir Putin has joined in with other world leaders in denouncing climate activist Greta Thunberg’s recent speech at the United Nations.
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Mexico’s foreign minister said gaining U.S. support for at least one of its immigration plans, is an important achievement.
Speaking to reporters at the conclusion of the UN General Assembly in New York Friday, the Mexican official said while the U.S. and Mexico have differences, it’s important to work on points of agreement.
Mexico has proposed several development projects to improve the central American economy, in an effort to reduce migration to the north
The Trump administration has more sanctions in store for the Iranian regime as it touts a successful week at the United Nations. One America’s Emerald Robinson sat down for an exclusive interview with the State Department’s point person for Iranian affairs and has this report.
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky recently met with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York. The two officials held talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly Thursday to bolster cooperation between Ukraine and international institutions.
Partisan tensions are escalating on Capitol Hill as top Republicans blast their colleagues across the aisle for pursuing impeachment. During a press conference Wednesday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Democrats’ decision to launch an inquiry marked a “dark day” in the rule of law.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is urging tighter international cooperation to end the war in Afghanistan. While speaking at the UN General Assembly Wednesday, Lavrov said Northern Afghanistan can become a new hot-bed for Islamic terror.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is calling for economic engagement with North Korea. While speaking at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Moon said closer economic ties with Pyongyang could advance nuclear disarmament on the .
China is calling on the UN General Assembly to ignore the reports of forced labor camps in its Xinjiang province. On Tuesday, the Chinese government said the reports of indoctrination, torture, and murder of Uighur and other Muslim minorities in the camps are false. Beijing stressed the camps are “vocational training facilities” and serve to prevent Islamic terrorism.
Iran’s president said he would consider small changes to the 2015 nuclear deal if the U.S. lifts sanctions against the regime. On Tuesday, President Hassan Rouhani reportedly told the media in New York he may consider alterations to the deal with the U.S. and six other countries provided the Trump administration drops its extensive economic sanctions on Tehran.