UN Security Council endorses Secretary-General Guterres for second term

The UN Security Council on Tuesday endorsed Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a second term.

Estonia's UN Ambassador Sven Jurgenson, as Security Council president for the month of June, announced the endorsement after a private meeting of the council.

The Security Council recommends that the UN General Assembly appoint Guterres for a second five-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2022.

Jurgenson said the General Assembly is likely to hold a session on Guterres' appointment on June 18.

(c) Xinhua

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