Transcript for U.S. Boycotts Iranian President Ahmadinejad's U.N. Speech
President of Iran -- -- Ahmadinejad gave final speech before the UN his address comes a day after president Obama's strong words about the Islamic nations nuclear program. Eyewitness News reporter and UN with that story pension. -- anybody -- president spoke for about 35 minutes here this morning using his final address the general assembly. To discuss what he called a new world order. That is no longer dominated by global superpowers -- to be sure there was the predictable. Invective and in demonstrators are in the streets outside the UN. -- insisting that the Iranian President. Should have been denied the opportunity to speak here but Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took the podium within the hour. To -- world leaders about what he called. The decline of capitalism. And the threats to his nation as they -- what he called. In the in his words -- sweet smell of spring in Iran. But by -- about a third of the delegations boycotted the speech including the Americans and the Israelis. -- to shut suggest that the Israelis will not feel safe. So long as -- -- is threatened. Continual threat by the -- symbolize the zionists. To resort to -- military action. Against our great nation. Is -- computer example of this -- reality. Estate don't mistrust. And ask Cassie southern on the international relations. Wants there is known to us that or just a -- if you went to help resolve world conflicts. No one -- -- you all safe and even those who -- talk -- thousands of atomic bombs. -- there are published and that arsenal. I don't want to minimize this but today's speech was somewhat milder. I -- Medina -- standards.
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