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United Nations Security Council Backs Antonio Guterres for Second Term

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Last Updated: June 08, 2021, 20:10 IST

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File image of Antonio Guterres

File image of Antonio Guterres

Jürgenson said the General Assembly was likely to meet to make the appointment on June 18.

The United Nations Security Council backed Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday for a second term, recommending that the 193-member General Assembly appoint him for another five years from Jan. 1, 2022, said Estonia’s U.N. Ambassador Sven Jürgenson, council president for June.

Jürgenson said the General Assembly was likely to meet to make the appointment on June 18.

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first published:June 08, 2021, 20:07 IST
last updated:June 08, 2021, 20:10 IST