UN spokesman says idea of nuclear conflict ‘inconceivable’

A United Nations spokesman says that the idea of a nuclear war is unimaginable, after Russian President Vladimir Putin put his country’s nuclear forces on high alert.

“The mere idea of a nuclear conflict is simply inconceivable,” Stephane Dujarric told AFP when asked for the reaction of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to Putin’s move as part of the Ukraine crisis.

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