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UN chief urges nuke powers to abide by no-first-use pledge

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged countries with nuclear weapons to stick to their no-first-use commitment of their atomic arsenals, warning that the nuclear arms race has returned amid growing international tension.

Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres delivers a speech at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo, on Aug. 8, 2022. (Eugene Hoshiko / AP)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)