Trump holds up India as democracy lifting millions out of poverty
United Nations : US President Donald Trump on Tuesday held up India as an example to the world of a country that successfully lifted millions out of poverty while upholding democracy and freedom.
Addressing the General Assembly, he said India was part of a "beautiful constellation" of countries working for a common future.
In speech that emphasised his America First policy with a declaration that he rejected the "ideology of globalism" for a belief in patriotism, he reiterated his hardline against countries such as China, Iran and Venezuela.
He demanded that Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) cut their "horrible prices."
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