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The UN General Assembly elected Denmark's Mogens Lykketoft as its President for a one-year term. He said he would take into consideration member states' interest in Security Council reform.

Lykketoft, presently speaker of the Danish Parliament, will preside over the 193-member UN body's upcoming 70th session and succeeds Uganda's Sam Kutesa. He will begin his Presidency in September at the commencement of the 70th General Assembly session. your social media marketing partner