Trump calls Iran "world's leading sponsor of terrorism" Trump earlier turned down meeting with Tehran US President was due on stage around 10am, he arrived at 10.15am What to expect from the US President's speech Donald Trump was forced to pause his UN speech amid laughter at claims he has "accomplished almost more than any administration in the history of our country". In an almost 40-minute address to the assembled United Nations General Assembly members in New York, he reserved his most stinging remarks for Iran, who he described as the "world's leading sponsor of terrorism". He also praised his team in Washington for its work surrounding...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's appearance at the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):
The change of mood was sealed when Trump and Kim met for an unprecedented summit on June 12 in Singapore, and in the past week, the North Korean leader promised South Korean President Moon Jae-in to dismantle a missile site and also a nuclear complex - if the United States takes "corresponding action." While appearing to set a positive tone, the commitments fell far short of Washington's demands for a complete inventory of North Korea's weapons programs and irreversible steps towards denuclearization. Trump is to meet Moon on Monday to get a first-hand account of the Korean summit before delivering his U.N. address on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Top U.S. diplomat Mike Pompeo said Sunday that economic sanctions on North Korea won't be reduced until it completes "denuclearization" after leader Kim Jong Un offered to close the North's main nuclear site in exchange for U.S. concessions.
At last week's summit with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in, Kim promised to allow outside inspections on key missile facilities, and expressed a willingness, for the first time, to "permanently" scrap North Korea's main nuclear complex. Graphic: Nuclear North Korea - http:/