Saturday, October 16, 2021

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo speaks during the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on Tuesday. Pool photo by Spencer Platt/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

The President of Zambia, Hakende Hichilema, speaks. Pool photo by Spencer Platt/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Polish President Andrzej Duda walks out after speaking. Pool photo by Spencer Platt/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Guillermo Lasso, President of Ecuador. Pool photo by Spencer Platt/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

The President of Romania, Claus Iohannes. Pool photo by Spencer Platt/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Polish President Andrzej Duda. Pool photo by Spencer Platt/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Costa Rica’s President Carlos Alvarado Quesada. Pool photo by Spencer Platt/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame is seen on a video screen addressing the session. Pool photo by Mary Altaffer/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Roa Duterte, speaks. Pool photo by Mary Altaffer/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Peru’s President Pedro Castillo. Pool photo by Spencer Platt/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Delegates listen to the speakers. Pool photo by Spencer Platt/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen addressing the session from a distance on a video screen. Pool photo by Mary Altaffer/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoan speaks. Pool photo by Spencer Platt/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Erdoan told the General Assembly that he plans to present the Paris Agreement to Turkey’s parliament next month. Pool photo by Eduardo Munoz/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

“Whoever has done the most damage to the earth, ruthlessly exploiting natural resources, should also do the most to fight climate change,” Erdoan said. Pool photo by Eduardo Munoz/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera addressed the session remotely. Pool photo by Eduardo Munoz/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Iran’s President K Ibrahim Raisi addresses the session from afar. He accused the United States of using sanctions as a new form of war. Pool photo by Eduardo Munoz/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Felix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, President of the Republic of the Congo, speaks. Pool photo by Timothy A. Clary/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Lithuania’s President Gitanas Nauseda is preparing to deliver his address. Pool photo by Eduardo Munoz/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

The President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, speaks. Pool photo by Eduardo Munoz/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Colombian President Ivan Duque speaks. Pool photo by Eduardo Munoz/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Seats have been marked for social distancing. Pool photo by Timothy A. Clary/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani addresses the session. Pool photo by Eduardo Munoz/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih removed his mask to address the assembly. Pool photo by John Minchillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Mongolian President Ukhnagin arrived in Khuralsukh. Pool photo by John Minchillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

The US President addressed the gathering. Biden promised continued cooperation to help other countries gain access to coronavirus vaccines. Pool photo by Eduardo Munoz/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Biden delivered a message of unity, security and progress on issues including COVID-19 and climate change. Timothy A. Pool photo by Clary/WNN) | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Biden called on Iran to rejoin the nuclear deal and said the Islamic country should never be allowed to possess nuclear weapons. Pool photo by Eduardo Munoz/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speaking during the session. Pool photo by Timothy A. Clary/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Peru’s President Pedro Castillo. Pool photo by John Minchillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Austrian President Alexander Van der Belen. Pool photo by John Minchillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Azali Assoumani, President of Comoros. Pool photo by John Minchillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Uruguay’s President Luis Lacalle arrives at Poe. Pool photo by John Minchillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Bolsonaro arrives. Pool photo by John Minchillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Guy Parmelin, President of Switzerland. Pool photo by John Minchillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Members of South Korean boy band BTS speak at the Sustainability Development Goals Moments event as part of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters in New York City on Monday. The Sustainable Development Goals are a blueprint for fighting poverty and hunger and facing the climate crisis. Photo by John Angelillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

From left to right, Taehyung/Wei, Suga and Jin of BTS speak in turn at the SDG Moment event. Photo by John Angelillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaking at the SDG Moment event. Photo by John Angelillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg speaking at the SDG Moment event. Photo by John Angelillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Economic and Social Council President Colon Wixen Kelapile speaking at the SDG Moment event. Photo by John Angelillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to reporters after a meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Pool photo by John Minchillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly

Guterres spoke to reporters after meeting Johnson. Pool photo by John Minchillo/WNN | license photo

US F-16 fighter jets intercept Cessna during UN General Assembly