"The United States condemns any terrorist attack anywhere, period. We've always stood by that," Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, told CNN.
The talks were expected to cover issues including US sanctions against Russia and Iran, arms sales and trade.
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that vote in favor of a draft United Nations resolution calling for the United States to withdraw its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is correcting comments she made before Congress this summer, now saying the State of Qatar ‘does not fund Hamas movement.
Donald Trump began to broaden the base of his future cabinet on Wednesday, nominating two conservative women including a critic, after his earlier picks rewarded campaign loyalists.