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UN chief: World is living in ‘shadow of nuclear catastrophe’ [defund]
Dissociated Press ^ | October 2, 2020 | Edith M. Lederer

Posted on 10/02/2020 9:52:26 PM PDT by Olog-hai

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres warned Friday that the world is living “in the shadow of nuclear catastrophe,” fueled by growing distrust and tensions between the nuclear powers. […]

As examples, Guterres has expressed deep concern at the escalating disputes between the Trump administration and China. Relations between the U.S. and Russia are at a low point. Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan are feuding over Kashmir, and India just had a border skirmish with China. And North Korea boasts about its nuclear weapons. […]

Guterres also pointed to the only treaty constraining the size of the world’s largest nuclear arsenals — the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty between the United States and Russia — which is set to expire next year. […]

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is still part of a 2015 agreement with Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany aimed at preventing the Islamic Republic from obtaining nuclear weapon, said the meeting “provides a unique opportunity to mobilize the world to liberate humanity from the nuclear nightmare.”

In brief prerecorded remarks, Zarif accused the United States of “developing new nuclear weapons and recklessly lowering the threshold of their deployment.” He said the U.S. has also caused “immense damage to the NPT by unlawfully withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and the 1987 intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia on missile.

Zarif also lashed out at U.S. support for Israel, “the sole possessor of nuclear arsenal in our region.” He demanded that the international community “compel Israel — which has aggression in its very DNA — to promptly accede to the NPT and destroy its nuclear arsenal” and submit to “the most intrusive inspection regime.” …

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TOPICS: Military/Veterans; Society
KEYWORDS: china; guterres; iran; israel; northkorea; nukes; redchina; rop; russia; un; untiednations; waronterror
Guterres had nothing to say about Iran, though. Wonder why?
1 posted on 10/02/2020 9:52:26 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

He’s clearly not getting Joe’s talking points. Armageddon is not on the approved list this week.

2 posted on 10/02/2020 9:54:39 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: Olog-hai

Another attempt to get Trump out of office.

3 posted on 10/02/2020 9:58:39 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith.....)
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To: Olog-hai

“Zarif also lashed out at U.S. support for Israel, “the sole possessor of nuclear arsenal in our region.””

Maybe the Iranian has never heard of Pakistan and India?

4 posted on 10/02/2020 10:06:30 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: Olog-hai

Where has this idiot been for the last 70 years? The sub text here is it’s ok for the rest of the world to have nukes but not The United States. And this clown is sitting in NYC and saying this bs. The f’ing UN needs to be out of America and America needs to be out of the UN.

5 posted on 10/02/2020 10:21:12 PM PDT by jmacusa (If we're all equal how is diversity our strength?)
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To: jmacusa

And really, the problem isn’t US or Russian nukes that comprise about 95% of the world’s arsenal. The scariest ones are Pakistani.
If someone uses them, it’ll be those idiot inbreds.

6 posted on 10/02/2020 10:29:18 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: Olog-hai

Also the UN:
“Proliferation is bad! IrAn hAs A rIgHt tO nUcLEaR WeAPoNs!”

7 posted on 10/02/2020 10:30:24 PM PDT by Darksheare (Those who support liberal "Republicans" summarily support every action by same.)
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To: Olog-hai
Reads like a Harris/Biden fundraiser
8 posted on 10/02/2020 10:31:24 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Psalm 2. Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?)
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To: Just mythoughts

Build Back Better - UN and Biden in sync:

2 Oct: UN Environment Programme (UNEP): Biodiversity takes center stage at the 75th session of UN General Assembly
“The pandemic has diverted resources and attention. But climate change, is still the greatest long-term threat to humanity,” (UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres) said, noting that as fires rage, sea-levels rise, and biodiversity is lost, there is even greater urgency in pursuing our climate goals and integrating them in our plans “to ***build back better*** from the pandemic.”...

Joe Biden: ***Build Back Better***: Joe Biden’s Jobs and Economic Recovery Plan for Working Families
Mobilize American ingenuity to build a modern infrastructure and an equitable, clean energy future...
Biden will soon release updated proposals to meet the climate crisis, build a clean energy economy, address environmental injustice, and create millions of good-paying union jobs...

WATCH: Biden launches ‘build back better express’ train tour
PBS · 2 days ago

9 posted on 10/02/2020 10:39:19 PM PDT by MAGAthon
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To: Olog-hai

Defund then get a refund.

10 posted on 10/02/2020 10:41:21 PM PDT by Trillian
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To: MAGAthon

2 Oct: European Broadcasting Union: Speech: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres addresses the EBU GA
As horrendous as COVID-19 has been, it is also very likely a dress rehearsal for the challenges to come – above all climate disruption.
If we are to overcome the pandemic, avert climate catastrophe and rebuild our societies in a more just, resilient and sustainable way, we need to strengthen cohesion within countries and increase cooperation among them...
Multilateralism and international cooperation remain the only way to solve a quintessential global challenge like the one we face.
That’s true for COVID-19, for the climate crisis, tackling inequality, advancing gender equality, ending hunger, and ensuring every child is able to go to school...

11 posted on 10/02/2020 10:41:29 PM PDT by MAGAthon
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To: Olog-hai

So they’re going to try to stop President Trump with an EMP attack next?

12 posted on 10/02/2020 10:42:37 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change with out notice.)
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10 Sept: Real Clear Energy: Biden’s “Building Back Better” Is a Fable — One That Will Ruin Any Post-Covid Recovery
By Rupert Darwall
Not letting a crisis go to waste, climate change advocates have seized on COVID-19 to press their agenda to decarbonize the American economy. The World Health Organization would have us believe that the pathogen’s emergence is linked to fossil fuels, though Chinese authorities have banned investigators from visiting the source of the virus in Wuhan. The Green New Deal overlaps “so perfectly” with the coronavirus, says Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. And Larry Fink, CEO of the world’s largest asset manager and likely Treasury Secretary in a Biden administration, views environmental sustainability and COVID-19 as “one and the same,” representing “huge physical changes in our lives.”...READ ON

13 posted on 10/02/2020 10:45:42 PM PDT by MAGAthon
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To: DesertRhino

I agree entirely. Bloody Pakis aren’t the brightest bulbs in the chandelier and I’ve always wondered who in the hell is guarding those things and the same for India. There’s a whole subcontinent of inbred idiots, as you so adroitly put it.

14 posted on 10/02/2020 10:48:37 PM PDT by jmacusa (If we're all equal how is diversity our strength?)
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To: MAGAthon

a reminder back in April:

22 April: UN: Climate Change and COVID-19: UN urges nations to ‘recover better’
As the world begins planning for a post-pandemic recovery, the United Nations is calling on Governments to seize the opportunity to ***“build back better”*** by creating more sustainable, resilient and inclusive societies...

In a policy brief (LINK), the Secretary-General said human rights can and must guide COVID-19 response and recovery. The recovery must also respect the rights of future generations, enhancing climate action aiming at carbon neutrality by 2050 and protecting biodiversity. “We will need to ***‘build back better’*** and maintain the momentum of international cooperation, with human rights at the centre,” he said...

As Governments approve stimulus packages to support job creation, poverty reduction and economic growth, UNEP will help Member States ***“build back better”***, and capture opportunities for leap-frogging to green investments in renewable energy, smart housing, green public procurement and public transport — all guided by the principles and standards of sustainable production and consumption. These actions will be critical to fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals.

15 posted on 10/02/2020 10:55:05 PM PDT by MAGAthon
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Joe in April, announcing “build back better”:

Updated 10 April: Daily Mail: Joe Biden turns left with first big outreach to vanquished Bernie Sanders as he proposes to lower the Medicare eligibility age to 60 and forgive some public student loan debts – as string of polls show him leading Donald Trump
Sanders announced Wednesday he is suspending his campaign
By Geoff Earle, Deputy U.s. Political Editor For and Associated Press
Biden unveiled plans to expand eligibility for Medicare and forgive college debt for millions of Americans in a Medium post (9 April), as the former vice president begins courting progressives whose support he will need against Donald Trump in November...
Biden kicked off his post with a discussion of the coronavirus, then called for the nation to ‘think big’ about how to achieve a long-term recovery.
‘Recovery will require long term changes to build a more inclusive and more resilient middle class, and a greener and more resilient economy. We have to think big — as big as the challenges we face. As we start to lay the groundwork for recovery, we have to ***build back better*** for the future,’ he wrote...

16 posted on 10/02/2020 11:07:09 PM PDT by MAGAthon
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To: MAGAthon


Wikipedia: Building Back Better
This article is about the United Nations program. For the slogan used by the former Vice President of the United States, see Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign.

Building Back Better (BBB) is a program that was first officially used in the United Nations’ Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction document, which was agreed on at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held on March 14–18, 2015, in Sendai, Japan. The UN General Assembly adopted this document on June 3, 2015.

During the negotiation period for the Sendai Framework, the concept of “Build Back Better” was proposed by the Japanese delegation as a holistic concept which states: “The principle of ‘Build Back Better’ is generally understood to use the disaster as a trigger to create more resilient nations and societies than before. This was through the implementation of well-balanced disaster risk reduction measures, including physical restoration of infrastructure, revitalization of livelihood and economy/industry, and the restoration of local culture and environment”...

It was adopted by UN member states as one of four priorities in the Sendai Framework for disaster recovery, risk reduction and sustainable development...

17 posted on 10/02/2020 11:12:58 PM PDT by MAGAthon
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To: Olog-hai

I thought he was talking about my gas from pancreas surgery. My bad!

18 posted on 10/03/2020 12:31:46 AM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MAGAthon

includes Hunter Biden/Clintons/Andrew Cuomo/UN and assorted shadow figures:

Youtube: 41m: 3 Oct: Amazing Polly: People in the dark shadows
A week ago Trump mentioned that the violence in the US is being funded by ‘people in the dark shadows’ ... on that same week a Senate report came out detailing the shenanigans & connections to Hunter Biden. In this video I pull on one tiny, under-reported thread from that report to shine light a couple of people lurking in the background...

19 posted on 10/03/2020 12:43:24 AM PDT by MAGAthon
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To: Olog-hai

Remember when they set the “doomsday clock” to 1 minute before midnight out of their hatred for Trump? In their warped minds they think Trump wants war.

Instead, he doesn’t want war! They lied!

20 posted on 10/03/2020 4:54:04 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Make Trump President Again!)
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