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Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres (67) was sworn in as the 9th UN Secretary-General. He was administered the Oath of Office by Peter Thomson, President of UN General Assembly at special plenary meeting. He succeeds Ban Ki-moon and shall have five-year term beginning January 1, 2017. Antonio Guterres was unanimously appointed by the UN General Assembly after the 15-nation UN Security Council had approved him in October 2016. About Antonio Guterres Antonio Guterres is Portuguese politician and diplomat. He was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002. He had entered politics ......Mon, December 19, 2016 - 11:22 AMMore..