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UN chief on North Korea: Time for diplomacy

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Wednesday that tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest level in decades and called “to dial down the rhetoric and to dial up diplomacy,” The Associated Press reported.

Speaking to reporters, the UN chief said the world needs to heed the lessons of history and not repeat the mistakes that led to the Korean War, which started 67 years ago and killed more than three million people.

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