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US candidate to lead UN telecoms agency after US-Russia race

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

BUCHAREST, Romania - Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the United States was elected Thursday to head the U.N.'s telecommunications agency, winning a U.S.-Russia face-off for the leadership of a global agency that sets guideposts for radio, internet, satellite and television communications.
Envoys from the 193 member states of the Geneva-based International Telecommunications Union selected Bogdan-Martin over lone rival Rashid Ismailov of Russia, ending a contest that was largely overshadowed by geopolitics in the wake of Russia's war in Ukraine.
Members of the agency's policy-making body meeting in...
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