Oct 152013

In this CNN Student News: U.N. General Assembly Annual Meeting Begins; Iranian President Reaching out to U.S.

CARL AZUZ, CNN ANCHOR: This Tuesday on CNN STUDENT NEWS we start with a riddle. What group has less than 200 members, but represents more than 6 billion people? It was founded in 1945, its headquarters is in New York City. We are talking about the United Nations, and this week is a big one for the international organization. Representatives from most of the U.N.`s member countries are coming in New York for the annual session of the General Assembly. It will be a week of speeches, debate and diplomacy. Before we get too far in some of the subjects that might be discussed, here some fast facts on the General Assembly itself.


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