The Latest: UN head says nuclear threat at high level
September 20, 2017
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning the world's leaders that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings."
In his first state-of-the-world report since taking the reins of the United Nations on Jan. 1, Guterres put "nuclear peril" as the leading threat, warning that "we must not sleepwalk our way into war."
The U.N. chief told Tuesday's opening of the General Assembly's annual ministerial meet...