'I Didn't Expect That Reaction': Donald Trump Laughed At Twice At UN

U.S. President Donald Trump was laughed at -- twice -- by the audience at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

In his second address to the Assembly since taking office Trump insisted that other nations look out for themselves and their own interests, and allow the United States to do the same.

But his claim that "in less than two years, my administration has accomplished almost more than any other administration in the history of our country" elicited a laugh from the audience.

"Didn't expect that reaction but that's okay," he said in response.

The second laugh of the address came after he blasted Germany for being "dependent" on Russian oil, a claim he has made previously.

"Germany will become totally dependent on Russian energy if it does not immediately change course," he said, eliciting laughs from the German delegation.

"Here in the Western Hemisphere we are committed to maintaining our independence from the encroachment of expansionist foreign powers."

As many people on Twitter have pointed out, there really is a Donald Trump tweet for everything, and in this case, it's this one from August 2014, when Trump claimed: "We need a President who isn't a laughing stock to the entire world."

During Trump's UN speech, he also blasted Iran's "corrupt dictatorship", mere hours after tweeting that Iran's president, Hassan Bouhani, is an "absolutely lovely man".

It comes one day after New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern made history by bringing her three-month-old baby Neve to the UN.

READ MORE: Jacinda Ardern Brings First Baby Of New Zealand To UN

Clarke Gayford, partner of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, holds their daughter Neve while Ardern speaks at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit. Photo: AAP.

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