Quotes by António Guterres

António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres GCC GCL is a Portuguese politician and diplomat who is serving as the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations. Previously, he was the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees between 2005 and 2015. Guterres was the prime minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002 and was the secretary-general of the Socialist Party from 1992 to 2002.

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The total elimination of nuclear weapons remains the highest disarmament priority of the United Nations.

Nuclear WeaponsAntónio Guterres

The sooner peace is established, the better - for the sake of Ukraine, Russia, and for the world.

Russia-Ukraine WarAntónio Guterres, April 2022

The fury of the virus illustrates the folly of war. That is why today, I am calling for an immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world. It is time to put armed conflict on lockdown and focus together on the true fight of our lives.

CoronavirusAntónio Guterres (as Secretary-General of the United Nations), March 2020

The world cannot afford another war in the Gulf.

2020António Guterres (as Secretary-General of the United Nations), January 2020