US president chaired a session of the UN security council

For only the third time since its inception in 1945, a US president has chaired a session of the UN security council.

    For only the third time since its inception in 1945, a US president has chaired a session of the UN security council.

    President Donald Trump hosted a discussion on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, as did his predecessor Barak Obama in 2009.

    Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna looks at a body that is often criticised for its apparent inability to act.


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