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UN Security Council

The Security Council has primary responsibility, under the UN Charter, for the maintenance of international peace and security. Organized to function continuously, a representative of each of its members must be present at all times at United Nations Headquarters. The Council consists of 15 members: five permanent members with veto power (China, France, Russian Federation, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America) and ten non-permanent members (Membership: Angola (2016), Egypt (2017), Japan (2017), Malaysia (2016), New Zealand (2016), Senegal (2017), Spain (2016), Ukraine (2017), Uruguay (2017), Venezuela (Bolivian Republic of) (2016)) five of which are elected each year by the General Assembly for a two-year term.  Website: www.un.org/en/sc/
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Security Council resolution 2107 (2013) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

27 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1500 (2003) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

14 August 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1490 (2003) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

3 July 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1483 (2003) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

22 May 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1476 (2003) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

24 April 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1472 (2003) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

28 March 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1454 (2002) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

30 December 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1447 (2002) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

4 December 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1443 (2002) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

25 November 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1409 (2002) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

14 May 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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