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Will Trump's First UN assembly put 'America First'?

September 18th 2017 - 04:00

Since entering office in January, Trump has shown by pulling the US out of the Paris Agreement on climate change that he is willing to follow through on promises to back away from international engagements.But Trump’s team has also scaled back on its most scathing criticism of the UN in recent months, and its requests for reform and budget cuts of the UN’s expensive peacekeeping missions are expected to be less severe than what earlier comments may have suggested.

What to expect from Trumps first UN General Assembly? Radio France International spoke about the matter with Sijbren de Jong. The full article can be read here.

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