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Bulgaria Announces New Female Candidate For U.N. Leadership Race

SOFIA (Reuters) - The Bulgaria n government said on Wednesday it was nominating Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, for the post of Un ited Nations Secretary-General, and that it was withdrawing support for candidate Irina Bokova. Bokova, director general of U.N. cultural organization UN ESCO, came sixth among nine contenders in a secret ballot at the U.
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