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President Kaljulaid congratulated António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations


President Kersti Kaljulaid congratulated former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres on being appointed the next Secretary-General of the United Nations.

"I wish you luck with your new challenge of leading the UN during these critical times. For the very first time, the UN has elected its Secretary-General by employing an open process involving the member states. I am sure that the operations of this global organisation will be transparent, reliable and well organised under your leadership," wrote President Kaljulaid in her letter of congratulations.

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