President Trump Chairs UN Security Council Briefing on Counterproliferation

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President Trump speaks, in front of him is a placard that reads 'President' 'United States', behind him are other individuals seated watching.
President Donald J. Trump participates in a United Nations Security Council briefing on counterproliferation at the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at U.N. Headquarters.

President Trump Chairs UN Security Council Briefing on Counterproliferation

On September 26, the President Donald J. Trump chaired a United Nations Security Council briefing on counterproliferation, as part of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly.

In his opening remarks, President Trump emphasized the vital interest in preventing the development, spread and use of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons. 

President Trump also addressed a number of counterproliferation threats to international security including Iran. Regarding Iran, President Trump highlighted U.S. sanctions to counter Iran's malign behavior. 

The President concluded his remarks with a call to action to each of the member states of the UN Security Council.