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Trump addresses the UN world drug problem
President Trump says that the leaders of the world, the need to work together to dismantle drug production and defeat drugs.
President Trump and representatives from the administration is committed to “the fight against the drug epidemic,” Monday at the first event of the week-long un General Assembly forum.
The President, accompanied by Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, and others, participated in the Global call to Action on the world drug Problem, addressing the U. N. General Assembly on “a Problem that affects every nation around the world.”
“The scourge of drug addiction continues to challenge many people’s lives around the world,” Trump said. “We are committed to combating the drug epidemic.”
The call-to-action includes signaturess of 130 U. N. member States pledge to do more on the global drug trade.
The President thanked the U. N. Secretary-General António Guterres, the in the administration as a “special guest” and Haley, for your leadership, Pompeo, for his “dedicated work”, and the National security Advisor to John Bolton.
“He is a great friend, and he does a great job in a very complex situation,” Trump said Guterres.
“And I’ve always said said that the United Nations has fulfilled the potential is enormous, and the potential,” Trump. “Slowly, but surely, it is true.”
Explained, pointed out the President of the statistics, that global deaths have risen due to the consumption of illegal drugs, from 2000 to 2015, 50 per cent. Trump noted that the U.S. contribution to the fight against the epidemic through the “secure the borders” and the promotion of treatment and recovery.
“For this reason, last month the United States announced a Global call to Action on the world drug Problem. The call is simple: reducing the demand for drugs, the supply of illegal drugs, expanding treatment, and strengthening of international cooperation,” Trump said. “If we take these steps together, we can save the lives of countless people in all corners of the world. And when I say ‘countless’, I’m talking about millions and millions of people.”
Trump thanked the “any country” for its commitment to the initiative, adding that the U.S. looks forward to “working with you to strengthen our communities, protect our families, and provide drug-free future for all our children.”
Trump also Monday mentioned that, prior to his speech, that a second summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un is expected “to discuss the law soon,” the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. The President prior said, the things with the rogue regime, “very nice,” and that they “asked for another meeting.”
Later in the day, Monday, Trump is scheduled to meet with the South Korean President, Moon Jae-In, and is expected to discuss North Korea and the trade with details.
The moon is expected to share a personal message with the President in the name of Kim, who, together with him in their inter-Korean talks last week.
Fox News’ Allie Raffa, Matt Leach, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.