Voting for U.N. chief moves to key stage with Guterres top pick

Voting for U.N. chief moves to key stage with Guterres top pick
 

A sixth secret ballot by the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday will signal whether former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is likely to be the next U.N. Secretary-General, or whether one of the five permanent Security Council members might veto his bid.
Guterres has come out atop the five closed-door polls since July. The 15-member council is aiming to reach consensus on a replacement for Ban Ki-moon of South Korea, who will step down at the end of 2016 after two five-year terms.
However, amid a push for a woman to lead the 71-year-old world body for the first time,... read more

 
5 October 2016 in World News, Views: 40
Source: Reuters
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