UN General Assembly – September 2013

  • October 1, 2013  

    On the floor of the UN General Assembly, Israel’s prime minister pushed back against Iran’s recent charm offensive. Netanyahu issued a strong denunciation of Iran’s nuclear program and vowed to prevent that nation from getting nuclear weapons. Margaret Warner reports on the response to comments by Netanyahu and President Obama. Continue reading

  • September 30, 2013   BY Larisa Epatko  

    NEW YORK CITY — President Barack Obama kicks off the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly here with a speech Tuesday morning that emphasizes the continuing challenges in the Middle East and North Africa, and the need for the international community to stand up to the use of chemical weapons by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the White House said. Continue reading

  • September 24, 2013  

    President Barack Obama pushed the issue of Iran’s nuclear program to a "whole new level" by directing Secretary of State John Kerry to deal directly with his Iranian counterpart. Gwen Ifill talks to Margaret Warner in New York at the U.N. General Assembly about efforts to engage Iran and tensions with Russia over Syria. Continue reading

  • September 24, 2013  

    In his remarks to the UN General Assembly, President Barack Obama urged nations to back his threat of force if the Assad regime fails to comply in handing over Syria’s chemical weapons. Iran’s President Hasan Rouhani addressed the prospect of resolving concerns over his nation’s nuclear program. Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading