UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appealed to US President Joe Biden’s administration to lift or waive all sanctions on Iran as agreed under a 2015 deal aimed at stopping Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon. In a report to the UN Security Council, Guterres also urged the United States to[…]
The current coronavirus outbreak is the biggest challenge for the world since World War Two, UN Secretary General António Guterres has warned. He said it could bring a recession “that probably has no parallel in the recent past”. Mr Guterres was speaking at the launch of a UN report on[…]
Worsening security across Afghanistan has led to 14,000 violations against children in the past four years, including nearly 3,500 killed and 9,000 injured, a UN report said. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned “the alarming level” of grave violations committed by all sides in the 18-year war and the fact that children “continue to[…]
The United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres is in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to monitor the response of the Ebola outbreak that has now claimed 2 000 lives since August 2018. The increase in the death toll comes weeks after health experts discovered two drugs that were found[…]
The United Nations is “working hard to ensure the start of meaningful peace talks in Yemen” before the end of the year, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday. Speaking in Buenos Aires ahead of the start of the Group of 20 summit of industrialized nations, Guterres said he did[…]
The Syrian conflict “has become a cancer on a global scale,” incoming UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said, while hoping Washington and Moscow overcome their differences to help end the crisis. The war has caused “not only the suffering of the Syrian people” but also sparks “violent reactions which[…]
The next head of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, said on Monday that ending Syria’s war trumps other concerns in comments that suggest a greater willingness to accept a victory for President Bashar al-Assad’s government. As Guterres spoke at UN headquarters in New York, Assad’s troops, backed by Iranian forces[…]
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