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In Next SG Race, Helen Clark with NAM and Ban Ki-moon’s Son in Law, Vuk’s Grandma and Guterres Seems To Tweet

By InnerCity Press - Sun Sep 18, 6:32 pm

UNITED NATIONS, September 18 — Nearly all of the current candidates to replace Ban Ki-moon as UN Secretary General, and those who have dropped out, are active or at least have accounts on Twitter. Now Antonio Guterres, ahead in the straw polls but with “Discourages” which may well include a Russian veto, has joined Twitter. Is it really him? How will he use the account?

   Vuk Jeremic has tweeted a photo with his grandmother, and of the plane that will fly him to UNGA 71. Irina Bokova tweeted a photo of herself with Forest Whitaker.

Helen Clark, ever active, has been tweeting from the NAM meeting in Venezuela; she has also tweeted, or really been re-tweeted by, Ban Ki-moon’s son in law Siddharth Chatterjee, to whom Ban gave the top UNDP job in Kenya without recusing himself.

(Inner City Press first expose here; picks up so far in Sri Lanka andSouth Korea, translated here)

Clark’s UNDP has yet to answer who was on the slecction panel, despite multiple Press questions to Clark’s former (and Ban’s current) spokesman Stephane Dujarric.

   Ban Ki-moon, tellingly, has no twitter account. In fact, under him this year the UN ousted and evict the most active social media journalist in the UN, now confined to minders….

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