Turkey congratulates Ban’s re-election as UN chief

Turkey has welcomed the re-election of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to lead the world’s largest body until 2016.

The UN General Assembly voted unanimously on Tuesday to give Ban a second term as UN chief.

A statement the Turkish Foreign Ministry released on Wednesday recalled that Turkey had earlier announced that it supports Ban’s re-election bid, adding that Turkey had appreciated his good-will, self-devotion and professionalism during his first term in office. Congratulating Ban on his re-election, the statement added that Turkey was sure that Ban would continue to perform his job successfully.

Check Also

Foreign fighters should not be confused with forces in Libya under pact with gov’t: Turkey

Ending Turkey’s support in military training, consultancy would not favor Libya, says Foreign Minister Mevlut …