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Antonio Guterres sworn in to become ninth UN Chief

  • Antonio Guterres, Ban Ki-moon, United nations, UN,  Secretary-General
    Current Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hugs U.N. Secretary-General designate Antonio Guterres

    The former U.N. refugee chief was elected to the top job by acclamation in the General Assembly in October.

  • Antonio Guterres, Ban Ki-moon, United nations, UN,  Secretary-General
    becoming the ninth U.N. chief in the body’s 71-year history. He will take over duties from Ban Ki-moon on Jan. 1.

    Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres was sworn as Secretary-General of the United Nations,

  • Antonio Guterres, Ban Ki-moon, United nations, UN,  Secretary-General
    after speaking at the swearing-in ceremony for his successor, Antonio Guterres, at U.N. headquarters

    While Peter Thomson, president of the UN General Assembly, right, looks on, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon waves

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