US President Joe Biden addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
US President Joe Biden addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS

Biden and Xi address UN, juggling differences amid calls for unity on climate and Covid-19

  • In first address to General Assembly, US president says he ‘is ready to work with any nation that steps up and pursues peaceful resolution to shared challenges’
  • ‘We need to advocate peace, development, equity, justice, democracy and freedom, which are the common values of humanity,’ Chinese president tells the UN

US President Joe Biden addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
US President Joe Biden addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
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