Danilo Türk officialy bids for UN Secretary-General

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The East European group never had a representative elected as UN Secretary-General since the founding of the UN in October 1945.

The former Slovenian President served as a UN Assistant Secretary-General


The former Slovenian President Danilo Türk won the approval of the cabinet to bid for the 2017-2021 post of UN Secretary-General.

The Slovenian Government Communication Office said in a press release that Mr. Danilo Türk will have adequate support from the Slovenian government during his candidacy for the top post of the United Nations. According to Slovenian Times, it has long been speculated that after failing to get re-elected as president of Slovenia in 2012, Mr. Türk would seek a seni...


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