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Trump accuses China of interfering in upcoming US election

At the first UN Security Council meeting chaired by US President Trump, he called Iran the ‘world’s leading sponsor of terror’ and surprised many with his harsh words against Beijing.

The US president has chaired his first meeting at the UN Security Council. Donald Trump used the event to attack Iran, calling it the “world’s leading sponsor of terror”.

He also had harsh words for China, surprising many by accusing Beijing of meddling in the upcoming US midterm elections.

Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from the UN Headquarters in New York.