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1600 Daily: Everything White House for 9/19/17

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Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump spoke for the first time at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on the need for international cooperation and UN reform. The President attended bilateral meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and President Emmanuel Macron of France. President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu affirmed the historic bond and continued cooperation between the United States and Israel. President Trump will address the General Assembly this morning. Watch the speech.

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United Nations General Assembly
President Trump is participating in the 72nd United Nations General Assembly this week. The President is meeting with world leaders to discuss the many challenges facing the globe, as well as how the United States can continue to join with others to promote peace and prosperity and uphold sovereignty and accountability.
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President Trump Meets with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel
President Trump met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on Monday in New York for a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), reaffirming the special relationship and unbreakable bond between the United States and Israel.
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President Trump Meets with President Emmanuel Macron of France
President Donald J. Trump met last night in New York with President Emmanuel Macron of France. They exchanged views on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for Iran and how to curtail Iran’s destabilizing activities in the region.
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PHOTO OF THE DAY

POTUS at UN

President Donald J. Trump at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly | September 18, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

POTUS AND VP TODAY

Today, President Trump remains in New York for the second day of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. The President will address the General Assembly today. Watch the speech.

This afternoon, President Trump will participate in two bilateral meetings with the President of the United Nations and the nation of Qatar, and the President and First Lady will host a Diplomatic Reception tonight. 

COMING UP

President Trump will continue participating in bilateral meetings with world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly tomorrow and Thursday.

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