‘In order to make his ideas sufficiently simple that even his audience at the United Nations could understand them, Mr Trump wisely decided to cast it in the form of a fairytale. In this Trumpistic view of the world, everything is neatly divided into the Good and the Very Good, (the latter being the US of A under the inspired and bountiful Leadership of Donald J. Trump), the Bad and the Very, Very Bad … ‘
In his first speech in front of the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump reinforces his “America first” stance and threatens to wipe out North Korea …
‘In 1938 Leon Trotsky warned that imperialism “toboggans with closed eyes toward an economic and military catastrophe.” Within just a year of these remarks, Hitler unleashed his army against a largely defenseless Poland and set into motion the cataclysm of the second imperialist world war.
Trotsky’s words acquire renewed relevance in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s tirade at the United Nations, where the US president openly threatened the launching of a genocidal war, using language that has not been heard since the days of the Third Reich … ‘
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un has offered a rare personal statement in the aftermath of the US President’s remarks at the United Nations General Assembly which threatened the destruction of North Korea. Additionally, Donald Trump referred to the man North Koreans call the Great Marshall as “Rocket Man”, in an apparent reference to a song by the musician Elton John.
Kim Jong-Un’s personal reply is reproduced below in its entirety:
“It is US who threatened to use nuclear weapons during Korean War …
President Moon Jae-in of South Korea has spoken before the General Assembly of the United Nations in an impassioned call for peace.
He began by stating that his country has only recently come to embrace democracy, but that it has done so peacefully …
‘Russia’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Vassily Nebenzia has echoed the words of Sergey Lavrov, stating that if the US goes through with Donald Trump’s threat to pull out of the JCPOA (aka the Iran nuclear deal), it would only lead to a further escalation of the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula … ‘
Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s long serving Foreign Minister has delivered his country’s address to the plenary session of the 72nd meeting of the UN General Assembly.
The speech which was delivered at a rapid pace, can be characterised as a point-for-point rebuttal of the majority of issues raised by Donald Trump during his deeply controversial speech delivered on the 19th of September.
Below are the main points covered by Lavrov …
‘It was a serendipitous occasion that while the order of speakers at the plenary session of the UN General Assembly is chosen at random, that Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was scheduled to speak directly after his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavov.
This gave the world the opportunity to see just how united Russia and China are on the most important elements of modern geo-political affairs and peace keeping issues … ‘