Chile's Bachelet leaves U.N. post amid presidential comeback calls

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Chile's Bachelet leaves U.N. post amid presidential comeback calls

Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announced on Friday she would step down from a key U.N. post amid high expectations that the popular politician would campaign again for the top job in her homeland at a November election.

Speaking at the end of a U.N. policy-making conference on women's rights, Bachelet simply said she would leave her role as executive director of gender equality body U.N. Women to go "back to my country."

 

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