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U.N. to Meet Amid Growing Divisions, and Demands From the Global South

Posted on AllSides September 18th, 2023
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The United Nations General Assembly convenes on Tuesday in the shadow of the second year of war in Ukraine, amid a series of climate related catastrophes and at a time of increasing divisions in the world that will hamper efforts to address the litany of problems contributing to the strains.

Underscoring the tensions, only President Biden among the leaders of the five permanent members of the Security Council — the United States, Russia, China, France and Britain — will attend the meeting. Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, will be there in...

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https://www.nytimes.com/2023/09/18/world/middleeast/united-nations-global-south-general-assembly.html

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