Portugal’s Guterres Wins Unanimous Backing to Lead the UN

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  • Former prime minister led all rounds in informal voting
  • Security Council to endorse secretary-general choice Thursday

Antonio Guterres

Photographer: Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images

Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is the unanimous choice of the United Nations Security Council to serve as the world body’s next secretary-general.

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