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Watch: Trump speaks on religious freedom at the United Nations General Assembly

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President Donald Trump was set to address religious freedom on Monday in remarks at the United Nations General Assembly. He will skip the UN climate change summit and instead attend keynote Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom.

During the G7 summit in France, Trump skipped talks focused on the Amazon fires and climate change. Marcia Bernicat, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for oceans and international environmental and scientific affairs, will represent the United States at the UN Secretary General's Climate Summit, according to a State Department official.

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