Watch live as Israel, North Korea, Canada, and Afghanistan speak at the United Nations on the final day.
On the penultimate day of the discussion phase of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, leaders from a number of countries, including Israel, Canada, France, North Korea, and war-torn Afghanistan, will speak.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will deliver the opening remarks at the United Nations headquarters.
On Monday, the speakers for the other nations on the schedule were not announced.
At 9 a.m. EDT, the early session begins.
Myanmar’s now-military government is one country that isn’t on the list this year. Originally, it was planned for a member of the deposed government to speak.
Following a coup in February, the military junta deposed the civilian government and imprisoned Aung San Suu Kyi and much of her cabinet. The military claimed that the elections that propelled them to power last autumn were rigged.
Myanmar was originally slated to speak in the General Debate, but a spokesman for the United Nations, Stephane Dujarric, told The New York Times on Saturday that it would no longer be able to do so.
Afghanistan, on the other hand, is still on the list of speakers; however, as of early Monday, no one knew who would be speaking, or whether it would be a member of the ruling Taliban or the exiled Afghan government.
In his statement to the assembly last week, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas slammed Israel, accusing it of ethnic cleansing and apartheid in its attempts to take Palestinian territory.
The General Assembly’s General Debate began on Tuesday and will end after the speakers on Monday afternoon.
Early morning session (begins at 9 a.m.)
Afternoon class (begins at 3 p.m.)
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