UN chief welcomes P5 statement on nuclear war prevention



UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has hailed a joint statement by the leaders of Russia, China, the United States, Britain and France on the prevention of nuclear war.

"The Secretary-General welcomes the joint statement by the nuclear-weapon States on the prevention of nuclear war and avoidance of arms races," UN chief's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said in a statement on Monday.