UN talks: Uighurs, Venezuela, Syria discussed at General Assembly

Humanitarian issues discussed at UN summit with US, UK taking the lead on addressing China's persecution of Uighurs.

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    Humanitarian issues took centre stage at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday, and despite the domestic woes of United States President Donald Trump and United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson, both presided over a forum addressing China's treatment of Uighur Muslims.

    Delegates also discussed Venezuela's economic crisis and the impact of Syria's war on its people.

    Al Jazeera's Rosalind Jordan reports from the United Nations in New York.


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