Trump’s speech to the UNGA blamed the Iranian regime as a “corrupt dictatorship” that is plundering its people to pay for aggression abroad.
The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) opened on 18 September 2018. The first day of the high-level General Debate began today.
U.S. President Donald Trump criticizes Iranian regime in his speech as a “corrupt dictatorship” that is plundering its people to pay for aggression abroad.
The US President announced his decision to withdraw from the Iranian deal, calling it “horrible,” and noted that “many countries in the Middle East strongly supported” his decision.
“Iran’s leaders sow chaos, death
anddestruction they do not respect their neighborsborders or the sovereign rights of nations” Trump said.
Donald Trump added:
The US has launched “a campaign of economic pressure to deny the regime the funds that it needs to advance its bloody agenda.”
He said additional sanctions will resume in the coming months and said the world must ensure that “the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism to possess the world’s most dangerous weapons.”
He vowed to continue to support “Iran’s people.”
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At the same time the Organization of Iranian-American Communities-US (OIAC), the largest and most active grass root body of the Iranian Diaspora in the United States organized a rally protest. They were stationed outside the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, opposing Iranian regime’s president Hassan Rouhani at the UN.
The protesters gathered to renounce their support for continued protests in Iran and to call on the international community to support the Iranian people and their resistance movement for the cause of regime change in Iran.
After Trump’s UNGA speech Iran’s currency was quoted in the free market at 170,000 Rials to the U.S. Dollar.
It’s notable to know that the average worker receives 15 to 20 million Rials per month, less than $120 despite the price of basic materials are as below:
Bread = 4000 rials
Rice = 100,000 rials/kg
Red meat = 600,000 rials/kg