President Trump spoke before the United Nations for the first time on Tuesday morning, addressing a number of issues faced by world leaders today, including North Korea, Iran, and the state of the global organization at large.

The president began by expressing his appreciation to the leaders of nations that offered aid to Americans in the wake of two devastating hurricanes in recent weeks, before providing an optimistic outlook on the U.S. economy and military under his charge.

Our military will soon be the strongest it has ever been.  For more than 70 years, in times of war and peace, the leaders of nations, movements, and religions have stood before this assembly.  Like them, I intend to address some of the very serious threats before us today but also the enormous potential waiting to be unleashed.” He said.

The president went on to tell the committee of national leaders that they were living in a time of “great opportunity,” adding: