Jordanian King Abdullah addressed the UN General Assembly's 70th annual General Debate on Monday, calling the battle against violent extremism "a third world war."
"Hunger for power is the motive for these extremists, Abdullah said.
"They use religion as a mask, is there a worse crime than twisting god's word to promote your own interests," he asked.
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