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SC Recommends Ban Ki-moon as Secretary-General

Security Council Recommends Foreign Minister Ban of the Republic of Korea as Secretary-General

New York, Oct 9 2006 11:00AM


The Security Council today formally chose Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon of the Republic of Korea as its nominee to be the next Secretary-General of the United Nations for a five year term when incumbent Kofi Annan steps down on 31 December.

The nomination now goes to the 192-member General Assembly for formal approval.


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