Antonio Guterres to take UN Secretary General's post

Source : 112 Ukraine

Candidacy of the ex-PM of Portugal was approved by the Security Council
22:30, 6 October 2016


UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will step down in favour of his successor in January 2017. Antonio Guterres, former Premier of Portugal, is to take this post instead.

‘The UN Security Council has unanimously passed a resolution formally recommending him to the organisation’s 193-member General Assembly for election as the next leader of the world body’, Euronews reported.

Source: Euronews

Related: Reuters: Portugal's Guterres still leads race for U.N. chief after third ballot

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