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UN chief highlights "immense potential" of China's One Belt, One Road plan

Listen / UN Secretary-General speaking at the Thematic Session on Connectivity of Development Policies and Strategies on the margins the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. UN/Zhao Yun

Praising the "immense potential" of China's ambitious "One Belt, One Road" economic plan, the UN Secretary-General said it can also promote access to markets for countries yearning to integrate the global economy. António Guteress made these observations in a speech delivered on Sunday at the "Belt and Road Forum" in the capital Beijing. According to [...]

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Secretary-General "outraged" by attack against civilians, UN in CAR

Listen / Peacekeepers with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). Photo: MINUSCA

The Secretary-General has expressed "outrage" over an attack by armed groups against the UN and civilians in the town of Bangassou, in the Central African Republic (CAR). António Guterres made the remarks in a statement issued by his Spokesperson on Sunday. The weekend attack led to significant population displacement, an undetermined number of civilian casualties [...]

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