Supported by France and China, Ban Ki-moon Forward as a Candidate for UN Chief

Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Ban Ki-moon, officially advanced to become a candidate of Secretary-General for a second time. France and China have supported the candidacy.

To the journalist, former foreign minister of South Korea claimed to have sent letters to representatives of 192 countries in the UN General Assembly, Security Council members, and a number of key diplomats.

It appears that candidacy of Ban Ki-moon for the second time will be smooth and get support from many countries.

Officially, the department selected by the Secretary General of the UN General Assembly upon recommendation of the permanent members of UN Security Council consists of five countries, namely Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States.

In a letter addressed to Messone, Ban said that he and 15 non-permanent member of UN Security Council has found common ground on issues of peace and security in Sudan, Ivory Coast, Afghanistan, and the Middle East.

In addition to the leadership of the five permanent members of UN, Ban also held meetings with leaders of Asian countries, including the leadership of heads of state in the Middle East to his candidacy.

Li Baodong, Chinese envoy at the UN, told the Asian Group that they support the candidacy of Ban. Baodong also said that Mr. Ban is a strong leader.

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