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a permanent council of the United Nations

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The Security Council members were briefed Wednesday by the Special Coordinator for Lebanon of the Secretary-General Sigrid Kaag on the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1701 of which ended Israel's summer 2006 war against Lebanon.
R of Iran on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement on Annual Report of the Security Council
The members of the Security Council recalled Security Council resolutions 2014 (2011), 2051 (2012), 2140 (2014), 2201 (2015) and 2216 (2015), emphasizing the need for a peaceful, orderly, inclusive and Yemeni-led transition process.
The members of the Security Council reaffirmed their support for the process in line with the Joint Communique of 11 February 2014 and to the efforts of the UN Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide.
The members of the Security Council underlined the need to bring perpetrators of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice.
Let the UN Security Council have 20 members and let the members rotate every year or every two years," Erdoy-an said.
McCully's criticisms come ahead of a vote that would determine the countries that will be given nonpermanent seats on the UN Security Council for 2015-2016.
The Security Council members have called for support to the national dialogue in Sudan at its political, economic and security levels.
Among other reforms, the proposed plan of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan of 2004 to expand the Security Council by inducting more members was shelved.
He drew attention to the position of the Kingdom calling for deep and comprehensive reform of the Security Council, increasing the number of its members and restricting the use of veto if not give up, describing such standards as the only possible means to enable the Security Council to fulfill its obligations to maintain peace and security in the world today.
UN spokesman Martin Nesirky confirmed that a letter had been received about the Security Council seat, but did not give details.
Summary: Muallimi criticizes Security Council as 'crippled' by veto power, noting 'just international representation' is needed.
is refraining from taking membership of the UN Security Council until it has reformed so it can effectively and practically perform its duties and discharge its responsibilities in maintaining international security and peace," said a Foreign Ministry statement.
They say some elements of the deal include a timetable and how Syria must comply - and that if Syria fails, they will seek a Security Council resolution that could authorise military action.
Japan has requested the United Nations to convene an emergency meeting of the Security Council following North Korea's rocket launch.
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