Guterres Still a ‘Believer’ in UN Despite US Swipe

Posted on December 5, 2018 2:51 pm

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres remains a “believer” in the United Nations despite U.S. criticism that the world body has lost sight of its founding mission to advance peace, the U.N. spokesman said Wednesday.    In a major foreign policy address in Brussels, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took a swipe at the United Nations and other multilateral organizations, suggesting they were outdated and catered to elites.    “The U.N. was founded as an organization that welcomed peace-loving nations. I ask: Today, does it continue to serve its mission faithfully?” Pompeo said in the address on Tuesday.    Asked about