INTERVIEW: Guterres urges world leaders to ‘do what is necessary’ for peace and the planet

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As global leaders prepare to convene in New York next week to debate the best way forward for the planet, Secretary-General António Guterres  is urging them to “do what is necessary” to ensure that “we are able to solve the dramatic problems we face.” 

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