Transcript for President Obama Warns Iran in U.N. Speech
Iran's nuclear program with one of the key points today president Obama's speech to the United Nations the president's -- Ron needs to halt the program. Unless it can demonstrate is not building weapons. America wants to resolve this issue through diplomacy. And we believe that there is still time and space to do so. At that time is not a limited. We respect the right of nations to -- -- peaceful nuclear power. One of the purposes of the United Nations is to see that we harness that power for peace. The -- -- Iran's nuclear program threatens Israel and all of the Middle East he also accused the government of propping up a dictator in Syria. President Obama also condemned that anti Muslim film that incited violence throughout the Middle East and in other parts of the world. Think it's not only an insult to Muslims. But to America and the United Nations as well mr. Obama also paid tribute to the slain US ambassador to Libya. Chris Stevens legacy. Will live on in the lives that you touch. In the tens of thousands who marched against violence. Through the streets of -- god. In the Libyans who changed their FaceBook photo. One of Chris. In the side of the -- simply. Chris Stephens was a friend to all Libyans. They should give -- -- Chris Stevens was killed in an attack in Benghazi Libya on September 11.
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