United Nations

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U.S., Australia stand up for Uighur rights

As the Chinese government monitors Uighurs abroad, the U.S. and Australia are working to support those speaking out against human rights violations.
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U.S. says Maduro should not have representative on U.N. Human Rights...

The U.S. strongly opposes having a representative of the former Maduro regime occupy a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council.
John Sullivan at lectern (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

Sullivan: We must end ‘China’s horrific campaign of repression’

At the United Nations General Assembly, the United States held a side event on the Chinese government's ongoing persecution and abuse of Muslims.
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President Trump at the United Nations [shareables]

President Trump spoke to world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 24. Here are some excerpts from his speech.
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President Trump: ‘Do not put your children in danger’

President Trump laid out the perils of making the border crossing from Central America and vowed to further clamp down on human smuggling and trafficking.
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Partnership or extortion? U.S. vs. Iranian models for the Middle East

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells the U.N. Security Council how the U.S. works with other countries to pursue Middle East peace while Iran uses violence.
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President Trump stands up for religious freedom

At a meeting of world leaders at the United Nations, President Trump called on countries to protect religious freedom and end persecution based on beliefs.
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How much do you know about U.S. U.N. ambassadors? [quiz]

Test your skills about the men and women who have held the post of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Don't worry. We give hints.
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What does a U.S. representative to the U.N. do?

The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations presented her credentials to the secretary-general. What will she be doing at the U.N.?