United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres stated that it is “possible” to realize the G7 Summit’s theme of “a world without nuclear weapons”.
UN Secretary General Guterres made essments to Kyodo News agency in Hiroshima, Japan, where he was for the G7 Leaders’ Summit.
Saying that it was “emotional” to be in the city that was exposed to the world’s first atomic bomb on August 6, 1945, Guterres called for “active dialogue and cooperation” between the G7 countries and China on climate change and sustainable development.
UN Secretary-General Guterres said: “I believe it is very important to prevent the world from being divided in two and to build bridges for serious negotiations.” used the phrase.
Guterres, who praised the bravery of atomic bomb survivors, said his previous visits to Hiroshima had “deeply impressed” him with “their resilience, courage and words”.
“These should be seen by everyone in the world as the main reason for making nuclear disarmament a priority,” Guterres said. made its essment.
UN Secretary General Guterres emphasized that it is possible to realize the G7 Summit’s theme of “a world without nuclear weapons”.
Noting that the invitation of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to the summit was a “natural development”, Guterres said he felt “peace is not on the near horizon” in the Russia-Ukraine War.
Regarding the extension of the Black Sea Grain Corridor Agreement for another 2 months on grain shipments from Ukraine, with the efforts of Turkey and the UN, Guterres said, “It is a matter of doing everything we can to minimize the impact of the war.” made its essment.
Concerning the world’s nuclear threats, Secretary-General Guterres said North Korea’s record-setting missile tests last year were “unacceptable” and the country’s possession of nuclear weapons “unbearable”.
“WHEN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES FAIL, THE WORLD FAILS”
On the other hand, in his post on his Twitter account, Guterres said, “When developing countries fail, the world fails.” used the phrase.
Noting that he is in Hiroshima to encourage G7 countries to provide financial justice to developing countries, Guterres said, “So they can invest in their people, such as education, health, decent work, gender equality.” made statements. (AA)
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