The world cannot afford war in the Gulf. Antonio Guterres | All Round View

The world cannot afford war in the Gulf. Antonio Guterres

Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General (All Round View File Photo)

All Round View (New York): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reiterated the passionate appeal for peace to deescalate tensions and avert full-scale war in Gulf region.

In the wake of an Iranian ballistic missile attack on American air bases in Iraq, the UN Secretary-General said he would continue his active engagement with relevant actors to avoid a war in the gulf that the world cannot afford. The UN Chief repeated his four-point message to world leaders, to: “stop escalation. Exercise maximum restraint. Re-start dialogue and renew international cooperation”.