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S Korean a shoo-in for UN top job after big powers back him

August 28, 2018
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THE South Korean Foreign Minister, Ban Ki-moon, is all but certainto become the next United Nations secretary-general after aninformal poll found no opposition from any of the big powers. – (Sydney Morning Herald — 4 October, 2006)
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South Korea’s foreign minister wins a UN Security Council poll, confirming his lead in the race to be secretary general. (BBC News — 4 October, 2006)
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The South Korean foreign minister who is front-runner to become U.N. secretary-general first dreamed of becoming a diplomat when he met President Kennedy at the White House in 1962. (CNN — 3 October, 2006)
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Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon won overwhelming support in a final informal poll of the UN Security Council. (International Herald Tribune — 3 October, 2006)
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The naming of South Korean Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon as the next U.N. secretary general would be “good,” Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso said Tuesday. (International Herald Tribune — 3 October, 2006)
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South Korea’s foreign minister, the clear favorite to become the next U.N. secretary-general, vowed Tuesday to pursue crucial reforms of the world body if elected, and seek a peaceful resolution to North Korea’s nuclear standoff. (International Herald Tribune — 3 October, 2006)
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The foreign minister of South Korea is virtually assured of being selected as the next secretary general of the United Nations. (New York Times — 3 October, 2006)
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South Korea’s foreign minister, Ban Ki-Moon, cemented his position as the front-runner to succeed U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Monday, the only one of six candidates to escape a veto in an informal U.N. Security Council ballot. (International Herald Tribune — 3 October, 2006)
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South Korean Foreign Minister Ban Ki-Moon is likely to succeed KofiAnnan as UN secretary-general after cementing his lead in aninformal poll yesterday with no opposition from the five councilpowers. – (The Age — 3 October, 2006)
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South Korea’s foreign minister cemented his position as the front-runner to succeed U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Monday, the only one of six candidates to escape a veto in an informal U.N. Security Council ballot. (MSNBC — 3 October, 2006)
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South Korea’s foreign minister, Ban Ki-Moon, cemented his position as the front-runner to succeed U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Monday, the only one of six candidates to escape a veto in an informal U.N. Security Council ballot. (International Herald Tribune — 3 October, 2006)
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The race to succeed Secretary-General Kofi Annan has reached the end game and the stakes couldn’t be higher: South Korea’s Foreign Minister Ban Ki-Moon is the only candidate with a good chance of winning — but his victory isn’t certain because of one opponent. (International Herald Tribune — 30 September, 2006)
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