UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – US President Barack Obama addressed the UN General Assembly Tuesday, focusing on tensions in the Middle East and vowing the United States would do what it must to stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon.
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Here are the main excerpts from his speech:
“Make no mistake. A nuclear-armed Iran is not a challenge that can be contained. It would threaten the elimination of Israel, the security of Gulf nations, and the stability of the global economy,” Obama said.
“That is why a coalition of countries is holding the Iranian government accountable. And that is why the United States will do what we must to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon,” he declared. Read the rest of this entry