"Yet our dream of a world free of nuclear weapons remains far from a reality", he said.
"The states possessing nuclear weapons have a special responsibility to undertake concrete and irreversible steps in nuclear disarmament", Guterres stressed, warning against the continued presence of some 15,000 nuclear weapons and unsafe rhetoric regarding their use.
"The states possessing nuclear weapons have special responsibility to undertake concrete and irreversible steps on nuclear disarmament", Guterres stressed.
"They reminded the world of the devastating humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons, Guterres said, and expressed United Nations support for global effort for a world free of nuclear weapons".
August 6 is observed as Hiroshima Day, while August 9 as Nagasaki Day. (Credit: Jiji Press/AFP) Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech at the 72nd anniversary memorial service for the atomic bomb victims at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima.
Bill Ackman Pushing for Board Seats to Control ADP
The investor is also planning to push for margin improvements, but didn't mention plans for a major financial overhaul, they said. Pershing Square was reportedly offered 11.10 to 11.40 each for shares that, at their late 2015 high, traded at 263.81.
Tillerson to visit Southeast Asia
The ministry said Lavrov and Tillerson agreed to meet on the sidelines of the 24th ASEAN Regional Forum, which will be held from August 6-8 in the Philippine capital, Manila.
'Fidgety' Teen Jumps From Plane in SF
Sophia Gibson, of San Jose, said people sitting next to him were shocked when he jumped out of the plane and onto the wing. The 17-year-old was not identified, but the statement said he was a US citizen and traveling by himself.
Texas woman's body found in sand in Ocean City
Ocean City Beach Patrol first lieutenant Skip Lee told CBS Baltimore that signs on the beach warn not to dig deep holes. O'Connor was 30 years old from Texas and had been vacationing with her parents when they became separated.
John Boyega: 'Carrie Fisher lives on through Star Wars'
It looks like a big change is being made behind the scenes of Star Wars Episode 9 . "It was a strange, strange feeling", he said. Essentially, our beloved princess won't be killed but retired, assuming Boyega's comments are literal and not just metaphorical.