VIDEO: Wang Yi addresses the 74th UN General Assembly

World Today

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 27: Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on September 27, 2019 in New York City. World leaders from across the globe are gathered at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, amid crises ranging from climate change to possible conflict between Iran and the United States. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

In his speech before the UN, Wang Yi addressed the urgency of climate action, the importance of respecting global cooperation, and how unilateralism and protectionism “are posing major threats to the international order.”