"In less than two years, my administration has achieved more than any administration in the history of our country", Trump boasted, little more than a month before United States congressional elections.
"When Mr. Trump was speaking and at the beginning of his speech bragged a lot about the accomplishments of his-two year old administration, everyone laughed", Rouhani said. "And I said, 'It is true.' And I heard smiles", Trump said, though he didn't clarify what a smile sounds like.
The president warned that his administration would take a "hard look" at its foreign aid budget of more than $40 billion and stop rewarding countries that act against USA interests.
"The Syrian regime's butchery is enabled by Russian Federation and Iran", he said.More news: Trump Calls Kavanaugh Accusations ‘All False’ in Rambling Press Conference
"Very interesting, someone invites leaders to a U.N. Security Council meeting after himself having trampled on a resolution by the very same council", Rouhani said, referring to the council resolution that backed the landmark 2015 nuclear deal.
"This awful, one-sided deal allowed Iran to continue its path towards a bomb and gave the regime a cash lifeline when they needed it the most". In the years since the deal was signed, Iran's aggression only increased. Maduro said last week he might not attend, adding "they have me in their sights to kill me" without specifying who might target him. "But they should know that today we are self-sufficient and independent with regard to military products and have no dependence on any power in the world", Hatami said, as quoted by IRNA.
Trump's comments earlier on Wednesday suggested he could meet Maduro, who has been publicly seeking a sit-down with Trump, his ideological foe, since previous year.
Wang said that "there is no global agreement that is flawless", but the Iran nuclear deal "has been endorsed unanimously by the UN Security Council" and the past three years had shown it is "a "viable agreement".More news: Ahead of United States sanctions, India looks beyond Iran for oil imports
"I'll be meeting with Chairman Kim", Trump told reporters arriving at the United Nation's General Assembly. The State Department announced Pompeo will visit Pyongyang next month.
One of the few countries that have full diplomatic relations with the island of Taiwan is calling for it to be included more in United Nations activities.
The president also mentioned within his address the U.S's foreign priorities, saying that he had met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and that progress had slowed in regards to North Korean nuclear weapon development.
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