Security Council nominates António Guterres as the new UN chief

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António Guterres of Portugal. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

The former Prime Minister of Portugal António Guterres has been nominated as  the next United Nations Secretary-General…in what was described as an "important show of unity" by the Security Council.

A formal vote was held by acclamation behind closed doors.

It followed an unprecedented selection process during which all 13 candidates made open presentations to the UN General Assembly.

Jocelyne Sambira reports.

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