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Antonio Guterres on Afghanistan: ‘Everything went wrong’

The UN secretary-general discusses the recent developments in Afghanistan, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Since the creation of the United Nations in 1945, there have been nine UN secretaries-general.

The first one, Trygve Lie, famously described his role as “the most impossible job on earth”. But how does the current UN chief, Antonio Guterres, view his position? And does he think the world is heading in the wrong direction?

In the run-up to the UN’s 76th general assembly, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres talks to Al Jazeera.