The warning came from U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the opening of the meeting of the Conference of States Parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Guterres cited, in particular, the war in Ukraine and the threat of nuclear weapons in conflicts in the Middle East and Asia, two regions "that are moving toward catastrophe."

(LaPresse) “Humanity is only one misunderstanding, one miscalculation, away from nuclear catastrophe.” The warning came from U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the opening of the meeting of the Conference of States Parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Guterres cited. in particular. the war in Ukraine and the threat of nuclear weapons in conflicts in the Middle East and Asia, two regions “that are moving toward catastrophe.”

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