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Ban Ki-moon Awarded 10th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at a news conference at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in the Hague April 8, 2013. Ban said a team to investigate claims of chemical weapons use in Syria was ready to deploy within 24 hours and urged the Syrian government to give the go-ahead so work could begin. REUTERS/Michael Kooren (NETHERLANDS - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) - RTXYD6O

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has been awarded a 10th degree black belt in taekwondo by the World Taekwondo Federation. The WTF says this is because of the "shared values" between taekwondo practitioners and the United Nations. Can we expect to see the Secretary-General breaking deadlocks now by breaking boards?

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Anchor Marco Werman talks with Bruce Harris, CEO of USA Taekwondo, the Olympics' national governing body for the sport in the US.

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