tion in the history of our country,” the audience broke out in laughter. Trump smiled and responded, “I did not expect that reaction, but that’s OK.”
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned in a speech of the dangers of nations turning inward. “Multilateralism is under fire precisely when we need it most,” he said.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a regular press briefing on Wednesday that China hopes the US will take heed of the UN secretary-general, the president of the General Assembly and the voice of other countries.
“We hope the US, as the No 1 superpower, will think about its due role in pushing for the resolution of global and regional hot spot issues, addressing global threats and challenges and promoting global peace and development,” he said.
In response to Trump’s criticism of socialism, Geng said