UN leaders to meet virtually; Trump might attend in person

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UN leaders to meet virtually; Trump might attend in personThe annual meeting of world leaders at the United Nations is going virtual this year for the first time in its 75-year history because of the COVID-19 pandemic except for the likely personal appearance by President Donald Trump. “We’re hoping that President Trump will actually be speaking in person in the General Assembly,” Kelly Craft, the US ambassador to the United Nations, said Thursday, adding that he will be “the only” leader to speak in the assembly chamber. In past years, thousands of people have flocked to New York for the annual meeting of world leaders at the General Assembly, known as the General Debate. During the weeklong gathering, presidents,...
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