United Nations General Assembly

Five Countries that Used the U.N. General Assembly to Challenge China

A recurring theme at this year’s 75th United Nations General Assembly was the multinational call to challenge Beijing’s increasingly harmful behavior, whether in relation to its handling of China’s initial coronavirus outbreak in the city of Wuhan late last year or its recent belligerent actions in the South China Sea and other maritime regions.

Chinese President Xi Jinping stands by national flags at the Schloss Bellevue presidential residency in Berlin on March 28, 2014. Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a landmark visit to fellow export powerhouse Germany Friday, the third leg of his European tour, expected to cement flourishing trade ties and focus on …

Trump Hails Post-Brexit Trade Deal in United Nations Address

Addressing the United Nations in New York Tuesday in a speech which included wide-ranging comments on growing global trade, U.S. President Donald Trump hailed the “exceptional” new trade deal he was looking forward to concluding with the United Kingdom after it leaves the European Union.

US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hold a meeting at UN Headquarters in New York, September 24, 2019, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)