US President Donald Trump delivers his first speech at the annual General Debate of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly.
US President Donald Trump has stressed the importance of sovereignty in international relations, saying the US is not seeking to impose its way ways on other countries, in his first address to the United Nations.
“In America, we do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone,” Trump said in the speech to the UN.
Trump said he will always put America first, just like other leaders in the room “will always and should always put your countries first,” he said, drawing brief applause from the audience.
Big day at the United Nations – many good things, and some tricky ones, happening. We have a great team. Big speech at 10:00 A.M.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 19, 2017
The 72nd Regular Session of the assembly opened on September 12 and will last till September 25.
The topic of the General Debate is ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’, according to the UNGA website.