"Surge in diplomacy for peace" needed says next UN chief

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with António Guterres, Secretary-General-Designate.

A "surge in diplomacy for peace" is needed to limit human suffering across the world, according to the UN Secretary-General-Designate, António Guterres.

Mr Guterres was officially selected as the organization's 9th Secretary-General on Thursday.

He will begin his five year term on January 1st next year, and will succeed Ban Ki-moon.

Madiha Sultan asked him about his priorities.

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