UNITED NATIONS, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is poised to become the next United Nations Secretary-General after none of the five U.N. Security Council veto powers voted against him in a sixth secret ballot on Wednesday, diplomats said.
The 15-member Security Council cast secret ballots for each of the 10 candidates with the choices of encourage, discourage or no opinion.
Former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres is the unanimous choice to succeed Ban Ki-moon as secretary-general of the United Nations. The Security Council agreed in an informal poll Wednesday to recommend the man who had serv...
The world's big powers are rallying behind the former Portuguese prime minister and U.N. refugee chief to lead the United Nations.
Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres was poised to become the next secretary-general of the United Nations following a sixth straw poll by the Security Council, diplomats said Wednesday. Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churki...
The Security Council announced that Mr. Guterres, a former Portuguese prime minister and former chief of the United Nations refugee agency, had unanimous support.