On his first visit to the United Nations headquarters in New York, US President Donald Trump has criticized the organization as bloated and mismanaged. He backed efforts by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to institute reforms.
The United States has announced it is withdrawing from the Global Compact on Migration. The non-binding UN migration pact was meant to boost international cooperation on migration issues.
A meeting of the United Nations Security Council has been called after US President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The US move has sparked fears of regional unrest.
US President Donald Trump has confirmed that the US will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, despite opposition from a number of world leaders. The US embassy is to relocate from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Sigmar Gabriel declared at a foreign policy forum that relations with the US will "never be the same" after Trump. He warned institutions like the EU and the UN that they were running the risk of becoming irrelevant.
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