"If everything goes wrong, I become an easy scapegoat - we joke that "SG" , or secretary-general, is now standing for scapegoat," he continues. "I don't complain about this. But when there is a unity of purpose and solidarity among security council members, particularly the five permanent members, you can real things." Tett (2015).
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