UN chief welcomes President-elect Trump's calls for unity

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The UN Secretary-General has welcomed President-elect Donald Trump's calls for unity following a "hard-fought" election.

On Friday, Ban Ki-moon called to congratulate Mr Trump on his election as the next President of the United States.

Jocelyne Sambira reports.

During the telephone conversation, the UN chief expressed confidence that the United States and the United Nations would maintain their "strong traditional ties of cooperation" to advance peace and security, sustainable development and human rights throughout the world.

They also agreed to stay in continued contact.

Jocelyne Sambira, United Nations.

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