Awkward Moments at the U.N. General Assembly — PICTURES

Sept. 20, 2011, 8:45 a.m.

The an­nu­al gath­er­ing of the United Na­tions Gen­er­al As­sembly is full of ce­re­mony, pomp and cir­cum­stance, and some­times, awk­ward­ness. World lead­ers jour­ney to New York, and are giv­en a po­di­um to make of­ten fiery, nasty, or just bizarre re­marks. Here’s a look at some of the most awk­ward events to take place dur­ing the or­gan­iz­a­tion’s yearly meet­ing.