72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, September 19th

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters.

72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly
September 19, 2017

This morning, President Donald J. Trump delivered remarks to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.  President Trump addressed efforts to promote peace, promote prosperity, and uphold sovereignty and accountability. The President addressed common challenges, such as terrorism and nuclear proliferation, and underscored that peace depends on the contributions of all nations and respect for state sovereignty and the rule of law.

Today, President Trump and Secretary Tillerson also met with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly President and Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak, and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani.

Tomorrow, at approximately 9:00 AM EDT (13:00 BST), Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, Tom Bossert, will lead the U.S. delegation to the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) Ministerial meeting; Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan Sales will also attend.  Also on September 20, Vice President Mike Pence will address the United Nations Security Council at approximately 10:00 AM EDT (14:00  BST).  The Vice President’s remarks will be streamed live on state.gov and Facebook.com/usdos.

In addition to these engagements, Secretary Tillerson, Ambassador Haley, and other Administration officials will attend bilateral and multilateral meetings.  You can follow the Secretary’s travel to New York for UNGA here.


Transcripts, Fact Sheets and Other Releases

September 19, 2017 Transcript of Remarks by President Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (Whitehouse.gov)

September 19, 2017 Secretary Tillerson on President Trump’s Address to the UN General Assembly (State.,gov)

September 19, 2017 Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, Secretary of State Tillerson, and U.N. Ambassador Haley at Working Dinner in Honor of Latin American Leaders  (Whitehouse.gov)

September 19, 2017 Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Working Dinner with President Michel Temer of Brazil, President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia, President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama, and Vice President Gabriela Michetti of Argentina (Whitehouse.gov)

September 19, 2017 President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with President Emmanuel Macron of France  (Whitehouse.gov)

September 19, 2017  Vice President’s Meeting with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Secretary Policy and Vice President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini (Whitehouse.gov)

September 19, 2017 Media Note Secretary Tillerson Launches PEPFAR Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control

September 18, 2017 Ambassador Haley’s Remarks at a High-Level Event on “Reforming the United Nations: Management, Security, and Development” (USUN)