UN General Assembly Debate 2018

A selection TRNN stories and key speeches of heads of state from the 2018 UN General Assembly opening

Iran's President Rouhani Charges US with 'Economic Terrorism' at UN

Iran’s President Rouhani Charges US with ‘Economic Terrorism’ at UN

September 27, 2018

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran provided a sharp contrast to President Trump’s UN speech, charging the US with undermining international law and of isolating the US, while practicing economic terrorism against Iran and bullying other countries

Trump's 'Dissociation from Reality' at UN

Trump’s ‘Dissociation from Reality’ at UN

September 25, 2018

President Trump had the opportunity to address the UN General Assembly opening for the second time, which he used to brag and lie, says Phyllis Bennis, of the Institute for Policy Studies

Secretary-General of the United Nations - Antonio Guterres

President of the General Assembly (opening) - Maria Fernanda Espinosa

United States of America - President Donald Trump

Turkey - President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Qatar - Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al -Thani Amir

Japan - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Iran - President Hassan Rouhani

South Africa - President Cyril Ramaphosa

Yemen - President Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi Mansour

Cuba - President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez

Republic of Korea - President Moon Jae-in

Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - President Evo Morales

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - President Nicolas Maduro

Palestine (State of) - President Mahmoud Abbas