Portugal's Antonio Guterres elected UN secretary-general
Friday, 14 October 2016 - 9:30
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres has been officially appointed as the next UN secretary-general.
He will become the world's top diplomat on 1st January when Ban Ki-moon's second five-year term ends.
Guterres, who led the UN refugee agency UNHCR for 10 years, was chosen from among 13 candidates last week.
He said the world was facing a dangerous time and he wanted to see people across the globe working together to achieve a safer future.
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