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Asked why the Secretary-General is not so keen to involve himself in this crisis, the spokesman said, 'In principle good offices of Guterres are always available for mediation, but everyone needs to agree on involving the UN.
The leaders and the Secretary-General agreed on the need to reconvene the Conference on Cyprus in June in line with the 12 January statement of the conference.
If I am elected, the office of the Secretary-General will have a task force for internal control.
The Secretary-General is also horrified by the gruesome images purporting executions in the Syrian town of Kassab.
The Acting UN Secretary-General for Political Affairs, meanwhile, handed over a letter from the UN Secretary-General to Prime Minister Maliki, inviting him to visit the United Nations in New York, the statement concluded.
Ban, a former Foreign Minister of South Korea, is the eighth Secretary-General in the history of the UN since it was set up in 1944, and the fourth acting UN chief to come to Bulgaria, which joined the UN 1955.
Cairo nominated former diplomat Mostafa al-Fekki and Qatar backed former GCC Secretary-General Abdul Rahman al-Attiyah as the head of the Arab bloc.
The existing work often provides informative accounts of engagement between the two organizations, but secretary-general leadership is often overlooked.
Each chapter focuses on the role that each secretary-general played in contemplating the use-of-force option (e.
Following a joint news conference with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Greek Cypriot leader Demetris Christofias in the buffer zone in Lefkosa, President Talat said, "we had the chance of holding direct talks with the UN Secretary-General.
In October, the 192-member UN General Assembly named South Korea's Ban Ki-moon to succeed retiring UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who is required to leave after 10 years at the helm of the world body.
Iran, Kuwait and Venezuela fielded candidates for the sought-after post of secretary-general.