World Leaders Address United Nations General Assembly

World Leaders Address United Nations General Assembly

Andrew H. Sweet

Venezuela: The United States is giving $247m in humanitarian aid and $89m in economic and development aid to Venezuelans.

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz told the assembly that his kingdom supports efforts to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons as world leaders prepare to resume talks with Tehran to reinstate a 2015 nuclear pact.

Germany: Germany has voiced opposition to the Taliban's request to address the UNGA, saying the "show" by Afghanistan's new rulers would serve no purpose.

Iran: Iran's foreign minister has expressed a "very clear intent" to return to nuclear talks in Vienna, Ireland's foreign minister has said after meeting with his Iranian counterpart on the sidelines of the UNGA.

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