But among the stars of the show were Barack Obama and Russia’s Vladimir Putin.
To ease violence in Syria and surrounding countries, nations that may not be inclined to work together must find a way to do so, he said. The focus on Syria turns attention away from Russia’s role in Ukraine, and allows Putin to present Russian Federation as a major global power. Lenin insisted that the only means of ending war was the overthrow of the profit system that produced it, a conclusion that is once again being verified by global events.
Starting with the Gulf War in 1990-91, when it seized upon the liquidation of the Soviet Union to attack Iraq and attempted to exert its military domination over the Middle East, American imperialism has been engaged in continuous warfare in the region.
“The people of our United Nations are not as different as they are told”. It’s foreign minister, Ri Su Yong, accused the United States of trying to “suffocate” it through sanctions.
Ban noted that the responsibility for ending the conflict lies first and foremost with the Syrian warring parties.
The USA government has announced U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will travel to Havana October 6 and 7, becoming the second U.S. Cabinet official to visit since Obama called for the reestablishment of diplomatic relations in December.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday expressed concern over the growing restrictions on media freedoms during his address at the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) General Debate.
Ban nodded toward the party of officials from Iran sitting in the assembly.
Rouhani said the agreement reached with the E3+3 on Iran’s disputed nuclear program had opened up a “new chapter in Iran’s relations with the world“.
Echoing the secretary-general’s call to ensure such matters are addressed during implementation of the SDGs, Ms. Kornfeld-Matte urged states to improve housing, transportation and building programmes to carter for the elderly. President Xi already made headlines during yesterday’s speech at the United Nations when he vowed to “reaffirm” China’s commitment to women’s rights.
Wall Street Journal clarifies that the difference between the newly approved development goals with that of its predecessor, the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), adopted in the year 2000, was the fact that the new development goals were created by the member states, whereas the previous one was drafted by the UN.
Jordan is among one of the many nations joined with the United States in a coalition to degrade ISIS terrorists.
Diplomacy is tough, the president said, and often the outcomes are unsatisfying and rarely are they politically popular.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi arrives for the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, September 28, 2015.
Pakistan’s prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, said his country – now the fourth largest troop contributor with more than 7,500 Pakistanis deployed in blue-helmet operations – vowed continuing support for peacekeeping, including pledging additional utility helicopters, an infantry battalion, and a canine unit.