US leads mass walkout at UN

2011-09-22 19:22

New York - American diplomats on Thursday walked out of the UN General Assembly as Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivered a fiercely anti-American speech.

More than a dozen diplomats from other countries left the chamber soon afterwards.

Ahmadinejad attacked the US for its history of slavery, causing two world wars, using a nuclear bomb against "defenseless people" and imposing and supporting military dictatorships and totalitarian regimes on Asian, African and Latin American nations.

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