We’re just hours away from the 75th UN General Assembly’s annual debate – it kicks off at 9 a.m. at the UN headquarters in New York which is 10 p.m. here in Seoul
One-hundred-nineteen heads of state and 54 heads of government will meet virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic a first in UN history.
U.S. President Donald Trump will be the second on the speakers’ list today while President Moon Jae-in will be tenth.
Moon’s pre-recorded statement is expected to be played at around 2 a.m., Seoul time.
He will likely ask for the international community’s support for peace on the Korean Peninsula, and stress the importance of global solidarity in response to COVID-19.
On Wednesday morning, global K-pop sensation BTS will be giving a special message at the high-level meeting of the Group of Friends of Solidarity for Global Health Security, which was launched earlier this year by South Korea.

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