Secretary-General António Guterres (left) receives an Olympic torch from Thomas Bach, President of the IOC, at the IOC office in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea. UN Photo/Mark Garten

… the Olympic spirit is the most important symbol of peace in today’s world.
   ANTÓNIO GUTERRES

UN Photo/Mark Garten Secretary-General António Guterres (left) receives an Olympic torch from Thomas Bach, President of the IOC, at the IOC office in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.

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