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World heading into ‘wider war’ – UN chief

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Nations need to “wake up” if they hope to preserve peace, Antonio Guterres has said.

The world has come close to a global conflict, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday. The global community is not “sleepwalking” into “a wider war” but marches towards it “with its eyes wide open,” he stressed in a speech to the General Assembly.

“The prospects for peace keep diminishing. The chances of further escalation and bloodshed keep growing,” Guterres said, denouncing the lack of “strategic vision” and “bias” that prevent political decision-makers from taking steps in the right direction.

“This near-term thinking is not only deeply irresponsible – it is immoral,” he argued, adding that politicians and entrepreneurs became too absorbed with clinging to power and their business cycles.

The secretary-general also blasted the erosion of international law and order based on UN principles, which, according to him, led to the present sorry state of affairs.

“If every country fulfilled its obligations under the [UN] Charter, the right to peace would be guaranteed,” he noted, calling on UN members to “to transform our approach to peace by recommitting to the Charter – putting human rights and dignity first, with prevention at the heart.”

“We need to wake up – and get to work,” Guterres said, adding that 2023 had placed humanity in front of a “confluence of challenges unlike any in our lifetimes.”

The UN chief also pointed to the fact that scientists have moved the symbolic “Doomsday clock,” which reflects the potential annihilation of humanity, to 90 seconds to midnight – the closest it has ever been to a possible Armageddon.

The UN chief’s words came after the US and its allies vowed to send dozens of Western-designed modern battle tanks to Ukraine amid the ongoing conflict between Moscow and Kiev. The Pentagon also announced supplying the Ukrainian forces with munitions that have a 150-kilometer range, adding that it would allow Kiev to use them as it sees fit.

Moscow has previously repeatedly warned that continued weapons supplies to Ukraine by the US and its allies risk further escalation that might spiral into a direct conflict between Russia and NATO.

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  1. Stop worshiping evil. There’s a cult obsessed with the ancient God’s that used human sacrifice to appease them for wealth and riches. Children specifically. Moloch is one of them, the head of a bull. The other is like the head of a goat. Madonna looks like one.
    No she does. Seriously.

    It’s a huge cult and people think it’s cool but if you workshop evil you probably are evil.

    It is the same stuff in the story of Moses leading his people out of Egypt when they turned to false God’s and profits.

    It’s no good. It shows how many people are stupid to flirt with this idea like some kind of fashion statement. It is really apparant now. These are the people who want to create chaos for their continued benefit.

    It is strange to me the UN is only speaking out about this war now, and considering that hey have been creating chaos elsewhere around the world like Africa ever since the UN was conceptualised. It is somehow making people feel that the UN is good. But they are not to be so trusted.

  2. They’ve also taken down the trafional statues in New York and put up these weird Icons in gold. With curling goat antlers. They are appearing around the places.

  3. There are by all accounts 42 Western and European nations arrayed against Russia. And Russia is not only holding its own it is hammering the west and its Ukraine puppets

    Unfortunately it’s ordinary Ukrainians that take the brunt of the games the elites play. They have no empathy for the blood spilt and the shattering of lives.

    And as the USA‘s use of Taiwan to provoke war with China comes to a head the one good thing that will happen is that the US government and its sick elites will bite off more than they can chew.

    But again, who will suffer when that happens? The American people.

    How strange it is living in NZ at a time when we live on the wrong side of history. Having forsaken the faith that shaped so many nations we have become woke and void of soul.

    It’s time for us to be corrected and to consider the things that truly matter. Like family and societies that have values and standards

  4. watched yesterday evening ” The duran” on rumble.com. ( with alexander mercouris)last video from 2 or 3 days ago.

    The dollar is going to fall very soon.Surprise, surprise ??!!
    For the ones who have no access to rumble.com, look for alexander mercouris on youtube ( subtittles possible) . He is also on bitchute, odysee etc.

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