Posted On October 6, 2016 By In World And 1207 Views

Guterres poised to be next UN chief

United Nations: Portugal’s former prime minister Antonio Guterres was poised to become the next secretarygeneral of the United Nations following a sixth straw poll
by the Security Council, diplomats said on Wednesday.  Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin told reporters that Guterres was the “clear favorite” and announced a formal vote by the council on Thursday to confirm the choice of nominee.


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