The third day of the United Nations General Assembly meeting kicked off in New York City on Thursday, with leaders from countries all over the world speaking about pressing issues, such as climate change and global conflict.
Around 80 world leaders spoke during the first two days of speeches. Thursday’s speakers include leaders from China, Palestine, Greece, Congo, Denmark and Dominica. Many issues that have been addressed include climate change, Russia’s war in Ukraine and economic cooperation.
Here are some highlights of the leaders who spoke on Day 3:
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said his country could “not turn its back” on traditional friends like Russia despite plans by his government to further strengthen ties with Western nations and seek European Union membership.
“I stand before you as the representative of a free and independent country, the Republic of Serbia, which is on its new accession path, but which at the same time is not ready to turn its back on traditional friendships it has been …