Behind the Scenes: United Nations General Assembly

More than 120 world leaders are in New York this week for the United Nations General Assembly meeting to discuss climate change and other major international issues. Hundreds of journalists from around the world are also there covering the events as they unfold. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at all the action by CCTV America journalists.

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Producer Elmira Jafari and CCTV America anchor Asieh Namdar at the press conference by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
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International media cover Iranian President Rouhani's press conference at the U.N. General Assembly meeting.
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Rouhani said Sept. 26 that progress so far in nuclear talks with six major powers “has not been significant,” and the pace must be speeded up if the Nov. 24 deadline for a final agreement is to be reached.
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CCTV America anchor Asieh Namdar watches tape of Rouhani
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The United Nations General Assembly held high-level debates today, in the second day of the meeting. More than 120 leaders have met to discuss climate change and other major international issues.
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CCTV America correspondent Nathan King interviews Peru's Environmental Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal Otálora.
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CCTV America's Anand Naidoo interviews Stéphane Dujarric, spokesperson for U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the U.N. General Assembly meeting.
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CCTV's Anand Naidoo and producer Elmira Jafari take a moment for a picture as they cover the United Nations General Assembly meeting.
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[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/unga/thumbs/thumbs_image8.jpg]400CCTV America's Elaine Reyes looks over her notes
Reporter Elaine Reyes prepares for an interview with Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño.<br /><br /><br />
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Our correspondent Nathan King nterviews NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York.
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Peru's Environmental Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal Otálora gets ready for the camera.
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Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño speaks to his assistant between interviews at the United Nations General Assembly meeting. His interview will appear on CCTV America's Americas Now.
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CCTV's Elaine Reyes records a new edition of Americas Now in New York City during the U.N. General Assembly.