President Trump touted his ‘America First’ foreign policy during a fiery speech at the United Nations Tuesday, slamming “global governance” and saying America will never be ruled by un-elected bureaucrats.
The Commander-in-Chief was speaking before the UN General Assembly when he vowed never to “surrender America’s sovereignty” and outright rejected the “ideology of globalism.”
Donald Trump: "We reject the ideology of globalism, and we embrace the doctrine of patriotism"
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) September 25, 2018
“We will never surrender America’s sovereignty to an un-elected, unaccountable global bureaucracy. America is governed by Americans. We reject the ideology of globalism and we embrace the doctrine of patriotism,” said Trump.
“Around the world, responsible nations must defend against threats to sovereignty. Not just from global governance, but also from other new forms of coercion and domination,” he added.
AMERICA LEADS, WORLD FOLLOWS: Guatemala Moves Embassy to Jerusalem
Guatemala officially opened its new embassy in the heart of Jerusalem Wednesday, becoming the second nation to relocate its diplomatic mission to the holy city following the United States’ historic decision despite widespread global opposition.
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales was on hand to mark the opening ceremony, flanked by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who hailed the move “as one of the first” alongside the United States.
“You were always among the first,” Netanyahu told the audience. “We remember our friends and Guatemala is our friend, then and now.”
President Trump made history late last year when he officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel; sparking outrage from the United Nations and other countries throughout the Middle East.
The UN recognizes Jerusalem as a “disputed international zone” and a possible capital for a future Palestinian state.
BEIJING BETRAYAL: China CAUGHT SNEAKING Oil Supplies to North Korea
South Korean authorities announced Friday it had detained a Chinese-based ship and its staff over reports the tanker was sneaking oil supplies to Kim’s regime; a violation of recent UN sanctions that barred such shipments to the communist nation.
According to UPI, officials in Seoul confirmed they had seized the Lighthouse Winmore, a ship registered in Hong Kong that allegedly smuggled over 600 tons of refined oil into North Korea last November; well after the United Nations adopted Resolution 2375 which banned the hermit kingdom from importing fuel.
President Trump weighed-in on the revelation on social media, saying he was “very disappointed” that Beijing refused to comply with the UN mandate, adding that no “friendly solution” to the North Korean crisis would be possible “if this continues.”
“Caught RED HANDED – very disappointed that China is allowing oil to go into North Korea. There will never be a friendly solution to the North Korea problem if this continues to happen!” Trump tweeted.
Caught RED HANDED – very disappointed that China is allowing oil to go into North Korea. There will never be a friendly solution to the North Korea problem if this continues to happen!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 28, 2017
South Korea’s seizure of a Chinese ship escalates already heightened tensions in the region; with dictator Kim Jong Un vowing to continue to test his rapidly expanding nuclear and missile programs.