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UN chief calls for all-out efforts to eliminate nuclear threat
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Guterres made the appeal at a UN General Assembly high-level meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, which falls on September 26. "We come together on this international day to speak with one voice. To stand in defence of our world -- and our future. And to reject the claim that nuclear disarmament is some impossible utopian dream," he said on Monday.
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At UNGA, Biden to present ideas for expanding Security Council membership
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Giving a basic outline of US plans for "moving the needle forward" on reforms, Thomas-Greenfield said on Friday that "the President will present a bit more on this in his speech. We will advance efforts to reform the UN Security Council that includes forging consensus around sensible and credible proposals to expand Security Council membership." Thomas-Greenfield, is a member of Biden's cabinet, said while briefing reporters about the country's priorities for the Assembly session, which will draw leaders from several countries.
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Guterres projects gloomy picture of world 'in great peril', demands immediate action
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At a news conference ahead of the General Assembly's high-level meeting that starts next week, he said: "Our world is blighted by war, battered by climate chaos, scarred by hate, and shamed by poverty, hunger, and inequality; conflicts and unrest continue to rage." The global response to these "dramatic challenges" have been paralysed by the "geostrategic divides (that)are the widest they have been since at least the Cold War", he said.
Antonio-Guterres
Developed countries emitted maximum green house emissions through history: UN chief
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Guterres made the remarks on Saturday in a press briefing in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi during his visit to the flood-affected areas of the country, Xinhua news agency reported. "Those impacts are skyrocketing," he said, adding that "people living in high climatic vulnerability conditions, including in South Asia are 15 times more likely to die from climate impacts."
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Biden to consult leaders on reforming Security Council: US official
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"During this month's General Assembly, President Biden, Secretary (of State Antony) Blinken, and I plan to consult broadly on our individual and collective responsibilities under the UN Charter, including critical questions around reform of the Security Council and other UN organs," she said.
Hossein-Amir-Abdollahian
Resolution of safeguards issues necessary for nuclear deal: Iran Foreign Minister
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Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a phone conversation with the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday, in which the two sides also discussed certain regional and international issues and the ongoing Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the ministry's website.
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UN denies hampering Zaporizhzhya nuclear checks as battle rages
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Ukraine and Russia have been accusing each other for weeks of firing on Europe's largest nuclear power plant, potentially provoking a nuclear catastrophe. The southern Ukrainian site is occupied by Kremlin troops and Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu discussed the situation in a phone call with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday, dpa news agency reported.
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Iran does not seek nuke weapons: Iranian Foreign Minister
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"Nuclear weapons have no place in the doctrine of the Islamic Republic of Iran and are contrary to our policies and beliefs," Amir-Abdollahian was quoted by the ministry's website as saying. "The supreme leader's fatwa about the use of nuclear weapons is clear for everyone," he said, referring to the religious decree of Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei which bans the possession and use of weapons of mass destruction including nuclear weapons, Xinhua news agency reported.
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Antonio-Guterres
'UN Secretariat does not take money from oil and gas industry'
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"I can guarantee that the UN Secretariat does not (take money from the oil and gas industry)," he told reporters on Wednesday. "Our orientation has been for the Pension Fund to entirely divest from the fossil fuel system, which started by divesting from coal. And I believe they already reached full divesting from the fossil fuel industry in general. And to the (UN) agencies, I strongly recommend not to receive any contribution (from) those that we consider have played the most important role in the climate change," Antonio Guterres was quoted as saying Xinhua news agency.
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