Guterres Not to Take Any Action on Iran Sanctions
Guterres told the Security Council he cannot take any action on a US declaration that all UN sanctions on Iran had been reimposed because “there would appear to be uncertainty” on the issue.
UN Head: Coronavirus in Africa Could Push Millions into Poverty
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic threatens the progress of Africa and could push millions into extreme poverty.
Guterres calls for ‘inclusive dialogue’ to end Yemen war
Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres has expressed concerns over the ongoing crisis in Yemen, calling on the “relevant stakeholders” to exercise restraint and engage in an inclusive dialogue.
Guterres: We will come through COVID-19 together
The upheaval caused by the coronavirus – COVID-19 -- is all around us. And I know many are anxious, worried and confused. That’s absolutely natural.
Antonio Guterres says climate change must stop
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far, stressing that ”Our war against nature must stop”. Iran News quotes. Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week international climate conference in Madrid, the UN chief said the impact of rising temperatures – including […]
UN Chief Plans Major Disarmament Push but US Skeptical
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is to launch a major push for disarmament talks covering everything from nuclear and cyber war to small arms, braving certain US resistance to such bold initiatives, officials and experts told Reuters. Guterres aims to forestall a new nuclear arms race and get the big powers back into negotiations after two […]
UN Chief Calls for Stability in Lebanon
TEHRAN – United Nations chief Antonio Guterres expressed concern Sunday over the resignation of Lebanese premier Saad Hariri, calling for security and stability. Hariri, a protege of Riyadh, on Saturday announced his surprise resignation in a broadcast from the Saudi capital. He said he feared for his life. “The secretary-general is concerned by news of […]