UN chief urges nuke powers to abide by no-first-use pledge

TOKYO (AP) — The United Nations is urging countries with nuclear weapons to stick to their no-first-use commitment of the atomic arsenals. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that a nuclear arms race has returned amid growing international tension. Guterres spoke in Tokyo after visiting Hiroshima to commemorate victims of the Aug. 6, 1945, atomic bombing. Asked about Russia’s shelling on Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine, Guterres said any attack on a nuclear plant is “suicidal.”


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