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Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.

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Inside the UN General Assembly
Sep 19, 2023

At the United Nations General Assembly, more than a hundred world leaders are gathering to discuss pressing world issues, from climate to grinding poverty.  But Russian president Vladimir Putin and Chinese president Xi Jinping are missing in action; and the Ukraine war is diverting attention from other vital priorities, like climate change or promoting global equality. Ireland's Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told fellow leaders, “We are not where need to be” in meeting these sustainable development goals. 

Also on today’s show: Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong; NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg; author Diana B. Henriques