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Ban Ki-Moon Gets 2nd Term As Secretary-General

June 22 2011

United Nations

The United Nations General Assembly has elected Ban Ki-moon to serve a second five-year term as secretary-general of the world body, the BBC reports.

The 67-year-old former South Korean foreign minister ran unopposed after the assembly unanimously recommended he stay in office. He announced his candidacy two weeks ago.

His election was considered a certainty after the Security Council recommended last week that he stay in office, reported Reuters.

His second term will...

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