US President Donald Trump has criticised Iran as a “corrupt dictatorship” that is plundering the Iranian people to pay for aggression abroad. Mr Trump used his speech to the United Nations general assembly to lay down a tough message for Tehran. Jacinda Ardern treads lightly on subject of Donald Trump at United Nations Jacinda Ardern careful to avoid blaming Donald Trump for ‘challenging the rules’ “Iran’s leaders sow chaos, death and destruction,” Mr Trump told the annual gathering on Tuesday. “They do not respect their neighbours or borders, or the sovereign rights of nations.” Mr Trump compared US relations with Iran to what he called America’s improved ties with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. The President praised Mr Kim for halting nuclear and missile tests and returning some US remains from the 1950s Korean War. Mr Trump had called Mr Kim a “rocket man” bent on nuclear destruction in his UN speech last year. The President also used his speech to call for international trade reforms. He insisted his main objective as President was to protect American sovereignty. He also called on the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to stop raising oil prices, and criticised China’s trade practices. Mr… Read full this story
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