U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said the mechanisms that prevented the last Cold War from escalating no longer exist. That spells trouble.
North Korea said President Donald Trump and his administration had “not yet waken from a sleep” and had not come to terms with reality.
President Trump has proposed a 28 percent budget cut for diplomacy and foreign aid, which includes an unspecified reduction in financial support for the United Nations.
As he begins his five-year term, Antonio Guterres writes that 2017 must be a year for peace.
Guterres has pledged to ensure gender parity in his team.